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Domestic Violence: Victim Services

Protective and Peace Orders

Peace and Protective Orders are civil orders issued by a judge that order one person to refrain from committing certain acts against others. Protective Orders generally apply to people in domestic relationships, whereas Peace Orders apply to other persons, such as XXX. You may apply for a Peace or Protective Order through the Family Justice Center (see below).

For detailed information on Protective and Peace Orders, visit:

Family Justice Center (FJC)

Co-located in one space, the FJC is a collaboration of public and private county agencies seeking to provide services to families impacted by domestic violence, in a family-friendly environment. The Mission of the FJC is to promote safety, well-being, and healing for victims of family violence. Among the services the FJC provides: Needs Assessment, Initial Protective Order Services, Legal Services, Counseling Services, Emergency Services. Investigative Services and Child Support Enforcement.

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV)


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