Q: If me and my roommate both get a Temporary Protective order, what happens? Asking from Washington State
To add: if we get competing orders, will we both be ordered to leave the residence?
A: Hi, in that scenario, you would both be required to remain away from each other. However, the law disfavors competing protection orders so once a final hearing is scheduled, a judge will determine who gets a final order. These usually last one year.
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