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Legal Information: Mississippi

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
January 27, 2020

In what county do I file for a protective order?

You can file for a protective order in any county or municipality where the abuser lives or in any county or municipality where an abusive act(s) took place.1

1 MS Code § 93-21-5(2)