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Know the Laws: New Hampshire

UPDATED October 15, 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 New Hampshire, there are protective orders due to domestic violence and protective orders due to stalking, which are explained below.

WomensLaw.org would like to thank the Amanda Grady, Public Policy Assistant for the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, for her help in reviewing this material.

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