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Legal Information: New York

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
April 12, 2019

Extreme Risk Protection Orders (to remove firearms)

An extreme risk protection order temporarily restricts a respondent’s access to guns and ammunition in certain situations to protect him/her and others.