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Important note: Although courts may be closed or accepting limited cases due to COVID-19, there should still be a way to file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our Frequently Asked Questions Involving Courts and COVID-19, or call your local courthouse for more details.

Legal Information: Maine

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
March 4, 2020

Can I get a protection from abuse order if I'm a minor?

Yes, if you are a minor (under 18) you can get a protection from abuse order but you will need a person who is responsible for you to file for the order on your behalf.1

1 ME ST T. 19-A §§ 4002; 4005