A judge makes multiple decisions at the first court appearance (click above to learn more). A DANCO, is an order issued in a domestic abuse related criminal case. A judge can issue this type of order without a victim’s request, typically at the first court appearance.
This booklet describes legal options for dealing with abuse. It is a guide and is not meant to answer all questions. The laws talked about in this booklet change often, so be sure to check for changes. This booklet only gives general rules which may or may not apply to your situation.