Emergency Order of Protection
The court can issue this order on the same day someone asks for it. The Emergency Order lasts for 14 to 21 days. The judge may give someone an Emergency Order of Protection against someone without the abuser knowing about the case beforehand.
Interim Order of Protection
The judge may give someone an Interim Order after the other person has been served, or if several attempts have been made to serve them. This order may last up to 30 days.
Plenary Order of Protection
A Plenary Order can only be given against someone after they are served by the sheriff. This order can last for up to 2 years.