You can request a temporary restraining order if there has been harm, the threat of harm, or an act of violence.
The Protection Order Courtroom is located in Denver’s City and County Building at 1437 Bannock Street, Courtroom 170. 720-865-7275
There is also assistance available through Project Safeguard who staffs an office in the City and County Building in room 177. 303-863-7233
Protection Order paperwork must be turned in by 9 a.m. Monday through Friday. There are Court fees and a fee for serving the paperwork, although if your case involves domestic violence, both fees are waived.
If you are indigent, the Court filing fee may be waived. The fee is also waived in cases involving stalking, sexual assault and elder abuse.
Day care for small children while you are taking care of protective orders is available at the Warm Welcome Child Care Center just down the street at 270 14th Street (14th Street and Court Street).
Self help forms are available through the Project Safeguard office or online at: