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Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of October 6, 2023

What is a risk protection order?

A risk protection order is a civil court order prohibiting an individual (called the respondent) from:

  1. having a firearm or ammunition in his/her custody or control;
  2. purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition; and
  3. attempting to purchase or receive a firearm or ammunition.1

1 Fla Stat. § 790.401(3)(g)