An Order of Protection is a legal document, granted by a judge, to help protect a victim of violence, abuse, and harassment. Orders are drafted to meet and to protect the desires of the individual victim and are enforced by law enforcement and the courts.
Survivor Empowerment Center staff are located at Franklin, Saline and Williamson County courthouses to help victims with the process of seeking an Order of Protection. There are three types:
For more information about Illinois Orders of Protection, please click here.To obtain an Order of Protection in Franklin County, call618-435-9800
, ext. 139To obtain an Order of Protection in Gallatin County, call
, ext. 222To obtain an Order of Protection in Jackson County, call
, ext. 255 or618-687-7203
(Jackson County State's Attorney Victim's Advocate)To obtain an Order of Protection in Johnson County, call