Legal Information: Maine

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
September 28, 2017

Can I get a protection from abuse order against a same-sex partner?

In Maine, you may apply for a protection from abuse order against a current or former same-sex partner as long as the relationship meets the requirements listed in Who can get a protection from abuse order?  You must also be the victim of an act of abuse, which is explained here What is the legal definition of abuse in Maine?