Protective orders are a legal tool to help victims and their children who are experiencing domestic or dating violence. Protective orders can help battered women keep their abusers away, give them temporary custody of their children, and help women with economic remedies they need to stay safe and financially secure.
This section will outline what protective orders are, how to obtain them and what are some of the inherent risks associated with obtaining protective orders. You will also be able to learn about the protective order laws in your individual state by clicking on links on our website.
Before obtaining protective orders, it is highly recommended that you consult with a family law attorney with domestic violence expertise or a domestic violence professional in your community.
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