This type of order can be obtained in Superior Court Clerk’s Office. The judge will review the paperwork and grant or deny a temporary emergency order effective for up to 14 days. The other party is served with the petition, notice of hearing and temporary order. A hearing is scheduled within 2 weeks at which time the judge may deny or grant an order which could be entered as permanent.
To obtain forms or learn more, visit the Clerk of Superior Court page.