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Legal Information: Arkansas

Restraining Orders

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February 12, 2020

How do I change, extend, or cancel the order?

In order to renew the order, you will have to go back to court and prove that the threat of domestic abuse still exists.1 If you would like to cancel the order or change it in some way, you will have to go back to court and have a hearing in front of the judge, where you may need to explain why you want a to cancel or change the order.2

1 Ark. Code § 9-15-205(b)
2 Ark. Code § 9-15-209