Know the Laws: Montana
UPDATED September 29, 2014
A restraining order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. In Montana, orders of protection are explained below.
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Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that protects you from someone who is harming you or has threatened to harm you.
Anyone who was the victim of certain crimes can file for an order of protection, regardless of their relationship to the offender.
Your MT order of protection can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to MT or are going to be in MT for any reason, your protection or restraining order can be enforced.