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Library: Policy

340:75-16-39. Victim's protection order

Revised 4-26-04

     When family members are threatened with imminent physical harm by their child, age 13 years or older, the parent(s) contacts the local county court clerk's office and requests a Victim's Protection Order (VPO) petition form.  The court clerk then files the petition requesting a hearing be set placing the child in the custody of the Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA), per Section 60.1 et seq. of Title 22 of the Oklahoma Statutes.  OJA is responsible for placement of the child.

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