Updated: September 28, 2017
Do I need a lawyer to file for a protection from harassment order?
You do not need a lawyer to file for a protection from harassment order. However, you may wish to have a lawyer, especially if the harasser has a lawyer or if there are complicated issues in your case. If you can, contact a lawyer to make sure that your legal rights are protected.
If you cannot afford a lawyer, you may be able to find free or low-cost legal help on the ME Finding a Lawyer page.
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