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Know the Laws: Kentucky

UPDATED September 21, 2017

A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another.  In Kentucky, there are several types of orders explained below.

WomensLaw.org would like to thank the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association for their assistance putting together this information.

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