Protective vs Restraining orders–What’s the difference?

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Regarding domestic violence, there are two types of orders to protect the victim. These orders are called restraining orders and protective orders. Although both types of orders serve the same purpose, there are some key differences between the two. Both types of orders typically forbid the person named in the order from having any contact […]

When a Restraining Order is Necessary

If you or anyone you know fears for their life because of the actions of an abusive partner, act immediately and file a restraining order against the abuser. A restraining order is a court mandate intended to protect you from someone who has harmed you. These are enforced to keep the abuser away from you […]