Know the Laws: California
UPDATED June 3, 2012
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that protects you from abuse from an intimate partner or family member.
Provides protection from harassment from someone you do or do not have a relationship with.
Your DVRO can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to CA or are going to be in CA for any reason, your protection or restraining order may be enforced.