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Juvenile and Family Justice Center
25 W 7TH St #B122
St Paul MN 55102
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
The primary function of the Domestic Abuse/Harassment Office is to provide clerical assistance with the writing and filing of a petition for an Order for Protection (OFP) and/or Harassment Restraining Order (HRO) in Ramsey County.
The court filing process is handled on a first come, first serve basis. Parties are encouraged to come as close to 8am as possible to increase the likelihood of completing the process the same day. Parties are provided paperwork to complete and as available, the paperwork is assigned to a clerk. Upon assignment to a clerk, the process to file may take up to two hours. Filing fees may apply. Court clerks cannot provide legal advice.
If you have a question or request regarding a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order issued by a Judge through a criminal court proceeding you must contact criminal court.
Order For Protection (OFP)
Harassment Restraining Order (HRO)
Interpreters available upon request. If you have special needs, the office staff will arrange for necessary services as available.