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Restraining Orders

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March 19, 2020

Who can file for a sexual assault restraining order?

You can file for a sexual assault restraining order if you are an adult victim of sexual assault. You can also file on behalf of a minor child if you are the parent, step-parent, or guardian of the child and the child has been the victim of sexual assault.1

1 N.D.C.C. § 12.1-31-01.2(2); North Dakota Court Instructions for Requesting a Sexual Assault Restraining Order