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Restraining Order

What is the Difference Between a Restraining Order and a Domestic Abuse Protection Order?

There is a distinct difference between a restraining order and a domestic violence protection order in a divorce case.  Restraining orders and protection orders are both court orders that direct a person to engage or not engage in certain behavior. A restraining order may be issued in a divorce case regarding multiple aspects of your case.  For example, a restraining order may instruct both parties not to display any behavior meant to harass, insult, or intimidate the other spouse.  It may also order both parties not to take any actions that impact the marital estate, including transferring, hiding, or disposing
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