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Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of
January 3, 2024

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; and
  • prohibiting the respondent from entering your home.1

​1 C.G.S. § 46b-16a(b)