Legal Information: Connecticut
Updated: November 24, 2021
Do I have to register my protection order in Connecticut in order to get it enforced?
Connecticut state law gives full protection to an out-of-state protection order that appears real and true on its face. It does not have to be entered into the state registry in order to be enforced by a Connecticut police officer.1
1 C.G.S. § 46b-15a
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