Guided Online Domestic Violence Temporary Protective Order Application Now Available

The Eighth Judicial District Court has launched an online guided application for domestic violence temporary protective orders. The online application, available through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Self Help website, offers a step-by-step guide to complete a request for a domestic violence temporary protective order from the court. Upon completion of the form, applicants should email their completed application directly to the court clerk for processing, or to efile it. Upon submission, the applicant will be set for a telephonic hearing. Applicants have until 4 p.m. to submit their completed application for a same-day phone-in hearing; otherwise, they will be set for a hearing on the following morning.

For those without access to a computer, the Family Law Self-Help Center is also processing domestic violence temporary protective order (TPO) applications by phone on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Those facing domestic violence can call (702) 455-1500 to get a TPO facilitated by phone. Help is also available by email via

Last edited: 04/20/20 at 12:27 p.m.: New email address for TPOs