Legal Information: Connecticut

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
October 6, 2018

Can I get a restraining order against a same-sex partner?

In Connecticut, you may apply for a restraining order against a current or former same-sex partner as long as the relationship meets the requirements listed in Am I eligible to file for a restraining order?  You must also be the victim of an act of domestic violence, which is explained here What is the legal definition of domestic violence in Connecticut?