Protective Order


Protective vs Restraining orders–What’s the difference?

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 with the protected individual, although the specific terms of each...

What is a Protective Order?

Unfortunately, many people across the Wasatch Front are living in constant fear of domestic abuse. Many people in this situation feel trapped because domestic violence and intimidation happens in the walls of their own homes at the hand of their spouse or partner. To protect themselves, they can seek a protective order from the court. It must be noted: if you are in immediate danger, you should call 911...

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