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Legal Information: Arkansas
Updated: February 12, 2020
What are the benefits of a No Contact Order?
Although No Contact Orders are not a substitute for Civil Orders of Protection, No Contact Conditions placed on a defendant (the person being charged with a crime) at pre-trial or post-trial release in domestic abuse cases can be an additional tool for ensuring your safety.
Note: A No Contact Order does NOT address issues of financial support or child custody. Therefore, it may be important for you to also seek a Civil Order of Protection, which can address the crucial matters of financial support and child custody.
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