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Legal Information: Alabama

Alabama Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of
January 6, 2020

Restraining Orders

A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. In Alabama, this type of civil order is called a protection from abuse order, which we explain below.