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Legal Information: Maryland

Statutes: Maryland

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Updated: 
August 13, 2019

§ 4-508. Penalties for violations of orders

Penalty for violation of order

(a) An interim protective order, temporary protective order, and final protective order issued under this subtitle shall state that a violation of the order may result in:

(1) criminal prosecution; and

(2) imprisonment or fine or both.

Finding of contempt for violation of order

(b) A temporary protective order and final protective order issued under this subtitle shall state that a violation of the order may result in a finding of contempt.