Legal Information: New Mexico

Restraining Orders

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December 28, 2022

I was granted temporary custody with my DVPO. Will another state enforce this custody order?

Yes. Custody, visitation, and child support provisions that are included in a DVPO can be enforced across state lines. Law enforcement and courts in another state are required by federal law to enforce these provisions. 1

1 18 U.S.C. §§ 2265, 2266(5)

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