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Legal Information: Florida
Updated: January 27, 2020
What is a risk protection order?
A risk protection order is a civil court order prohibiting an individual (called the respondent) from:
- having a firearm or ammunition in his/her custody or control;
- purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition; and
- attempting to purchase or receive a firearm or ammunition.1
1 Fla Stat. § 790.401(3)(g)
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