You are eligible to file for a Temporary Protection Order if you, or your 18 or under child, have experienced acts of violence from:
Note: If you are under 18 years old, you have to find someone who is 18 or older to file for you. Also, you can file for an order against someone who is a minor.
If someone other than a family or household member is hurting you, there are different laws designed to protect you. You may be eligible for a protective order under the Stalking Law.
See: What can I do if I’m not eligible for a Temporary Protection Order?