California Family Code
Family Code section 6218
PART 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS [6200 - 6219]
( Part 1 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 154. )
“Protective order” means an order that includes any of the following restraining orders, whether issued ex parte, after notice and hearing, or in a judgment:
(a) An order described in Section 6320 enjoining specific acts of abuse.
(b) An order described in Section 6321 excluding a person from a dwelling.
(c) An order described in Section 6322 enjoining other specified behavior.