Protection Against Family Violence Act R.S.A. 2000 c. P-27 (as amended) Protection Against Family Violence Regulation Alta Reg. 80/99 (as amended). EMERGENCY PROTECTION ORDERS. EPOP Background.
R.S.A. 2000 c. P-27 (as amended)
Protection Against Family Violence Regulation
Alta Reg. 80/99 (as amended)
arrange for longer term protection
A Provincial Court Judge or Justice of the Peace can only grant an EPO if they find ALL of the following:
4) The situation is so serious or urgent that an EPO is required for the immediate protection of the Claimant and other family members.
A Claimant can apply for an EPO by:
*Police & Children’s Services can assist Claimants with applying for EPOs by telephone in emergencies.
Provincial Court duty counsel will:
Provincial Court Duty Counsel will:
there should not be a finding of civil
contempt for breach of a Court Order.
If you have any questions, please contact EPOP at