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Legal Information: Minnesota
Updated: February 4, 2019
If I am not eligible for an order for protection, is there another type of restraining order I can get?
If you are not eligible for an order for protection, you may be able to get a harassment restraining order (HRO). Anyone who is a victim of harassment can file for a harassment restraining order. It does not matter what relationship you have with the harasser. To read more, go to our Harassment Restraining Orders page.
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