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Protection Order and Restraining Order Records

Protection Orders come in different varieties. A Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) is usually granted after an ex parte hearing (only one party is present in court). A TRO provides that one party must refrain from certain acts, or stay a certain distance away from a particular person or place. Once the TRO is granted, a copy of the TRO must be served on the person who is to be restrained. The TRO remains in effect until the hearing for a request for a permanent Restraining Order, which is usually 15-20 days after the TRO hearing. A permanent Restraining Order can … Read More