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Restraining Orders

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December 28, 2023

How can a sexual assault restraining order help me?

A temporary or final sexual assault restraining order can require that the abuser not:

  • harass, stalk, or threaten you;
  • come to your house, school, and workplace; and
  • contact you.1

Note: A final sexual assault restraining order that includes these protections cannot be granted until the abuser has received notice of the case and had an opportunity to be present for a court hearing.2

1 N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-31-01.2(5)
2 N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-31-01.2(6)