Anyone over the age of eighteen may submit an application for a Protective Order. A parent or legal guardian may petition the court for a Protective Order on behalf of a minor. Applications are to be filed by individuals who are victims of domestic or family violence, a sex offense, or a victim of stalking (harassment). Most situations will fall into one of these three categories.
For more, specific information regarding Protective Orders please reference Indiana Code, Title 34, Article 26, Chapter 5, the Indiana Civil Protection Order Act. In Allen County, you may contact the Small Claims Division of the Allen County Superior Court. There is an information line at this number: 260 449-7130