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Know the Laws: Louisiana

UPDATED December 7, 2015

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; 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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