Legal Information: Missouri

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
September 25, 2021

I was granted temporary custody with my order of protection. Will another state enforce this custody order?

Yes. Custody, visitation, and child support provisions that are included in an order of protection can be enforced across state lines. Law enforcement and courts in another state are required by federal law to enforce these provisions.1

1 18 USC § 2266

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