A Personal Protection Order (PPO) is an order from the court that restrains a named individual from certain actions. Otherwise commonly known as a “restraining order”, a PPO is effective when signed by a judge and served. Michigan PPOs are enforceable by any law enforcement agency in the country.
A “do-it-yourself” PPO packet, containing instructions and all necessary forms, is available at the Circuit Court Trial Division, Michigan Avenue Courthouse, 227 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 (Enter the courthouse through the Church Street entrance, West side of building), 4th Floor, Room 401. Please call 269-385-6081 to schedule an appointment.
For more detailed information regarding acquisition and enforcement of PPOs, click here.