Protective Order Division

Family Violence is a serious danger and threat to society and its members. Victims of family violence are entitled to the maximum protection from harm or abuse or the threat of harm or abuse as is permitted by law. An individual who has been the victim of family violence may seek a protective order.

A protective order is a civil court order issued to prevent continuing acts of family violence. The Midland County District Attorneys Office can seek a protective order on behalf of a victim of family violence.

!!!!!!!ATTENTION!!!!!!! As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, all requests for protective orders must be made electronically until further notice.  Please see the link to the PROTECTIVE ORDER APPLICATION listed below.  Once an application and Protective Order Screening Form are completed, they may be submitted by email to or by FAX to 432-688-4958.  Victims wanting or needing to sign an affidavit of non- prosecution on a family violence criminal case are required to attend an 8 week safety planning course through Safe Place. Please fill out the referral form below and submit to the District Attorney’s office and one of our Protective Order coordinators will contact you with further information regarding the process.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at our main number, (432) 688-4411.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Thank you.

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