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Legal Information: Connecticut
Updated: November 2, 2019
Where can I file for a restraining order?
You can file for a restraining order in the superior court1 of the judicial district where you or the abuser lives.2 If you are unsure what judicial district you live in, you may want to contact an attorney that is familiar with Connecticut state laws. Please see our CT Finding a Lawyer page for your state for more information.
1 C.G.S. § 46b-15(a)
2 C.G.S. § 51-345
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