Know the Laws: New York
UPDATED April 20, 2017
Below you will find information about orders of protection and moving in and out of state with an order of protection.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that provides protection from someone who you are married to, separated from, divorced from, have a child in common with, are/were in an intimate/dating relationship with (including same-sex couples) or are related by to blood or marriage.
Your New York order of protection can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to New York or are going to be in New York for any reason, your protection or restraining order may be enforced.