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Know the Laws: Louisiana

UPDATED December 2, 2012

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 and injunctions against abuse.

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

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