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Legal Information: Michigan

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
December 11, 2019

Non-Domestic Sexual Assault Personal Protection Orders

A non-domestic sexual assault personal protection order (PPO) is a civil court order that is designed to protect you from someone with whom you do not have a family or household member relationship who has committed or threatened sexual assault against you or given obscene materials to a minor.