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Protection Orders – Part 2: A Basic Guide to Restraining Orders

If you are afraid that your partner or former partner will hurt you or your children, you can ask a family court for a restraining order. A restraining order is one type of protection order. Protection orders are decisions by a judge that put restrictions on someone's behaviour. This guide looks at who can get a restraining order, what protection does it offer, what happens if it isn't followed, and more.

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2016