Know the Laws: Vermont
UPDATED September 24, 2012
A protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. In Vermont, there are relief from abuse orders and and sexual assault or stalking protective orders, which are explained below.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that provides protection from a family or household member.
This is a civil order that protects victims of stalking or sexual assault.
Your relief from abuse order can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to VT or are going to be in VT for any reason, your protection or restraining order may be enforced.