Restraining Orders

The following is information on how to obtain a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) that is effective until a court official grants more long term protection called an injunction. There are 4 types of restraining orders - Harassment, Domestic Abuse, Child Abuse and Individual at Risk. 

To determine which type you need, please review the following:

Restraining Orders in Wisconsin

Similarities and Differences Between a Domestic Abuse Restraining Order and a Harassment Restraining Order

Restraining Orders for the Elderly

Once you have determined which type you need, please review the following guide to assist you with filing.

Filing a Temporary Restraining Order

How to complete the forms

The self-help law center forms assistant is also available to walk you through completing forms and filing a new case.