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Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
November 24, 2021

What protections can I get in a civil protection order?

In a temporary ex parte order or a final order, the judge can include any of the following protections:

  • ordering the respondent not to put any restraints upon you or your freedom (liberty);
  • ordering the respondent not to threaten, harass, assault, molest, sexually assault, or attack you;
  • prohibiting the respondent from entering your home.1

​1 C.G.S. § 46b-16a(b)

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