Tribal Protection Orders

Tribal Court Protection Order Forms

The following tribal nations have posted court document templates that comply with their tribal laws and regulations on civil protection orders. These are provided as examples only and do not constitute endorsement by Tribal Law and Policy Institute nor the Office on Violence Against Women. If you know of other tribal protection order templates that could be added to this list, please contact Sarah Deer.

If you need to file for a protection order, please consult with an attorney and/or advocate and contact your local court.

  1. Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma Judicial Branch
    Petition for Protective Order and Emergency Ex-Parte Order (Microsoft Word Document)
  2. Ho-Chunk Nation Judiciary Branch
    Petition for Order for Protection
    Supplement to Petition for Order for Protection
  3. Keweenaw Bay Tribal Court
    Personal Protection Order Complaint – Domestic Relationship
  4. Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Court
    Restraining Order Petition (Microsoft Word Document)
  5. Stockbridge-Munsee Community Tribal Court
    Petition for Harassment Temporary Restraining Order and/or Injunction
    Petition for Temporary Restraining Order and/or Injunction
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