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Restraining Orders

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10 de diciembre de 2020

Can I get a protective order against a same-sex partner?

In Mississippi, you may apply for a domestic violence protective order against a current or former same-sex partner as long as the relationship meets the requirements listed in Who can get a domestic violence protective order?  You must also be the victim of an act of domestic violence, which is explained here What is the legal definition of domestic violence in Mississippi?

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