Legal Information: Maine

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
September 28, 2017

Step 2 - The judge reviews your complaint and may issue a temporary PFA order.

The clerk will show your complaint to the judge. After s/he reads it, s/he may want to know more. The judge might talk to you. S/he may ask you to explain the abuse in more detail. The judge will decide whether or not to issue you a temporary PFA order and will set a hearing date for the final PFA hearing.