Stalking Order of Protection
Also See: Washington Stalking Statute
Also See: Washington Civil Stalking Law
House Bill 1383 – creates a civil protection order for stalking victims who do not qualify for a domestic violence protection order. Requires the courts to develop a form for all anti-harassment and stalking protection order petitions. Expands the categories of behavior that qualify as felony stalking and increases the penalties for stalking. Also creates procedures for a stalking no contact order during the pendency of criminal prosecution for stalking and related offenses. Effective July 28, 2013, text of statute will be available after this date.
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