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WHAT IS A RESTRAINING
A restraining order is a court
order issued to protect a person from physical
pain or injury or the threat of pain or injury.
A restraining order can generally be issued
against a family member (for example, a spouse,
an ex-spouse, the other parent of your child) or
a household member (anyone you live with or used
to live with) or against someone you have
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Network for Legal Aid publishes How
to Get a Restraining Order and How
to Extend a Restraining Order. Follow
these links for more information on
Connecticut laws, see CT Judicial Branch Law Libraries
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