How do I get a restraining order against my ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend.

Asked over 1 year ago - Seattle, WA

I have never threatened my ex's new boyfriend or anything, but he's sent me at least 7 threatening text messages in the past 2-3 days. I don't want to call the cops, I want to file a civil action and/or a criminal complaint. Thank you.

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  1. Rixon Charles Rafter III

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    Answered . You answered your own question.

    Bed of luck to you.

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  2. Kevin H. Pate

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Make a police report. Then either seek an order of protection or be willing to swear out a complaint for a request for a criminal action to be initiated.

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Restraining order and criminal defense

A restraining order is a court order that requires you to do, or refrain from doing, certain actions. It is often used in stalking or domestic violence cases.

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