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Domestic Violence victims can be protected by two actions – Criminal and Civil

Domestic Violence victims have two types of actions that can protect them. One is criminal in nature. A domestic violence victim may obtain an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) and if criminal charges are brought, a criminal protective order can be issued. One act of violence can have both criminal and civil implications. In a civil…
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How to get a Restraining Order?

Domestic violence is not only physical it can be a threat to harm you or your children. If these elements are present you may qualify for a restraining order. When a restraining order is issued it will prevent the person from contacting you or your children. In order to obtain an immediate restraining order you…
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