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Filing For an Order of Protection

The South Carolina Legal Services Manual and forms provided below contain information regarding how to file a request for an Order of Protection in the Family Court. Please read the manual in its entirety before completing any forms.

South Carolina Legal Services Manual may be found here: http://www.sccourts.org/selfHelp/orderofprotectionmanual.pdf


The following forms are for use in Family Court:
PDF Word SCCA 401F Family Court Summons
PDF Word SCCA 425              Petition for Order of Protection
PDF Word SCCA 430              Financial Declaration
PDF Word SCCA 453              Case Party Information Sheet

 

The following forms are for use in Magistrate Court emergency hearings only:
PDF Word SCCA 742 Motion and Affidavit for Emergency Hearing (Protection from Domestic Abuse Act)
PDF Word SCCA 743              Summons (Protection from Domestic Abuse)
PDF Word SCCA 744              Petition for Order of Protection (For Use in Magistrate‚Äôs Court)