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PPO University Series

PPO 101: Basic Introduction to Personal Protection Orders

This webinar provides a basic introduction to Michigan personal protection orders (PPOs).  Hosted by Mary Lovik, J.D. of the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board and Kathy Hagenian of the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence. 

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PPO 201: Petitioning for a Michigan PPO

This webinar features the following:

  1. Filling out PPO forms.
  2. What to do if a PPO petition or ex parte relief is denied.
  3. What to do if a judge issues a PPO against both parties.

Presented by Rebecca Shiemke, J.D., Managing Attorney for the Family Law Projects of the Michigan Poverty Law Program and Legal Services of South Central Michigan.

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PPO 301: Managing the PPO After Issuance

This webinar features the following information:

  1. LEIN entry
  2. Service of Michigan PPOs and protection orders issued in other jurisdictions
  3. Modifying, extending, or terminating a PPO
  4. "Invited" PPO violations.

Presented by Lore Rogers, J.D.,  staff attorney for the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (MDSVPTB), and Kathy Hagenian Executive Policy Director for MCEDSV.

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PPO 401: PPO Violations

This webinar features the following information:

  1. Enforcing a Michigan PPO after a violation.
  2. Enforcing Michigan PPOs in other jurisdictions, and enforcing protections orders from other jurisdictions in Michigan.
  3. Firearms restrictions that apply to PPO respondents.

Presented by Carol Hackett Garagiola, staff attorney for the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (MDSVPTB).

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PPO 1001: Advanced Problems- Protection Orders Across Jurisdictional Lines, Firearms Restrictions

This features the following information:

  1. Enforcing a Michigan PPO after a violation.
  2. Enforcing Michigan PPOs in other jurisdictions, and enforcing protections orders from other jurisdictions in Michigan.
  3. Firearms restrictions that apply to PPO respondents.

Presented by Carol Hackett Garagiola, staff attorney for the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (MDSVPTB) .

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PPO 1002: Advanced Problems Part Two

This webinar features the following information:

  1. Issues survivors need to consider in deciding whether to get a PPO.
  2. A comparison of PPOs with other types of protective orders against violence.
  3. Using PPOs when the respondent's access to children is a danger to the children and the petitioner.
  4. Preparing clients to understand the hearing process in PPO cases.

Moderated by Mary Lovik, staff attorney for the Michigan Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment Board (MDSVPTB), and presented by Carol Hackett Garagiola and Lore Rogers,  staff attorneys for MDSVPTB, Kathy Hagenian, Executive Policy Director for MCEDSV, and Rebecca Shiemke, Managing Attorney for the Family Law Projects of the Michigan Poverty Law Program and Legal Services of South Central Michigan.

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Questions Asked at Sessions

This document highlights questions and the responses that were brought up throughout the five part PPO University series.