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If you are planning to represent yourself in a Court matter, please visit the website and view the video found below:

Family Matters Video:  Choosing to Represent Yourself in Court

Intended for Monroe County Residents

This video is courtesy of the Indiana Bar Association, and the Indiana Supreme Court.  It is available from the Indiana Supreme Court YouTube channel.


Protective Orders

A video outlining the benefits of using a victim's advocate and the electronic filing of a protective order may be found at:

Forms specific to Protective Orders, Restraining Orders, and Workplace Violence may be found at:

Additional information pertaining to Protective Orders and No Contact Orders can be found at:
The Monroe County Prosecutor's Office


If you need help filing a Protective Order you may contact the Protective Order Project by phone at (812)-855-4800, by e-mail at or web address or you may contact Middle Way House by phone at (812)-336-0846 or on the web at