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Legal Information: Michigan

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
December 11, 2019

Can a minor file for an order?

A minor can file for an order. However, a minor cannot get an order against his/her own parent (unless the minor is emancipated).1

1 SeeMCL § 600.2950a(27)(b)