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Legal Information: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of
December 11, 2019

Restraining Orders

A restraining order or protective order is a legal order issued by a state court that requires one person to stop harming another. In Massachusetts, there are abuse prevention orders, harassment prevention orders, and extreme risk protection orders.