Tribal Protection Orders

Tribal Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit: State Laws

This page provides information about state laws that require the enforcement of foreign (state and tribal) protection orders.

State and Territorial Full Faith and Credit Statutes

A national compilation of state and territorial full faith and credit statutes, created by the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (Updated June 2013)

State and Territorial Protection Order Registry Statutes

A national compilation of state and territorial full faith and credit protection order registries, created by the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (Updated August 2012)

Uniform Interstate Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act (2002)

In 2000, NCCUSL promulgated the Uniform Interstate Enforcement of Domestic-Violence Protection Orders Act to address the interstate enforcement of protective orders arising from a domestic-violence and family-violence context; in 2002, in consultation and cooperation with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Violence Against Women Office, the Act was substantively amended to also cover orders arising under an issuing state’s anti-stalking laws.

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This website is a project of the Tribal Law and Policy Institute. Other web resources developed by TLPI include: National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes | Tribal Court Clearinghouse | National Indian Nations Conference | Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts | Walking on Common Ground