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Know the Laws: Missouri

UPDATED September 21, 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 Missouri, orders of protection are available due to domestic violence and due to stalking.

We would like to thank Legal Advocates for Abused Women and the MO Attorney General's Office for their assistance with this page.

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