Legal Information: Alabama
Alabama Restraining Orders
Laws current as of June 12, 2018
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.
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