Legal Information: Michigan

Michigan Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of
December 15, 2018

Restraining Orders

A restraining order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another. In Michigan, restraining orders are known as personal protection orders ("PPOs"). Below is information about domestic relationship personal protection orders, non-domestic stalking personal protection orders, non-domestic sexual assault personal protection orders, and moving in and out of Michigan with a PPO.