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Know the Laws: Louisiana

UPDATED April 14, 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 Louisiana, there are protective orders for domestic abuse, sexual assault, and stalking.

WomensLaw.org would like to thank the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence for its assistance with this section.

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