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Know the Laws: Puerto Rico

A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. In Puerto Rico, there are orders for different protection, which are explained below.

We apologize that only some of this information is translated into English.  WomensLaw is making plans to have the rest translated as soon as possible.

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