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Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
July 14, 2020

What protections can I get in an extreme risk protective order?

In an extreme risk protective order, the judge can order that the respondent:

  • not possess or buy a firearm or ammunition; and
  • not have any firearms identification cards or permits.1

1 N.J. Stat. § 2C:58-26(a)