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Legal Information: Massachusetts

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
December 11, 2019

Enforcing Your Out-Of-State Order in Massachusetts

If you are planning to move to Massachusetts or are going to be in Massachusetts for any reason, your protection or restraining order can be enforced.