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Important note: Although courts may be closed or accepting limited cases due to COVID-19, there should still be a way to file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our Frequently Asked Questions Involving Courts and COVID-19, or call your local courthouse for more details.

Legal Information: Federal

Statutes: Federal Statutes

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In this section, you will find selected federal statutes, which relate to the information on our Other Federal Laws and Immigration pages. We strive to keep these statutes as up-to-date as possible. However, before relying upon them, please check to be sure that there have been no changes.