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Updated: 
January 27, 2020

Can I get someone to help me? Do I need a lawyer?

You do not need a lawyer to get your protective order enforced in another state. However, you may want to get help from a local domestic violence advocate or attorney in the state that you move to.  To find a domestic violence advocate or an attorney in the state you are moving to, select your state from the menu on the Places that Help tab located on the top of this page.