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Legal Information: Puerto Rico

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
December 13, 2019

Moving to Another State with a Protective Order

If you are moving within Puerto Rico, your order of protection can be enforced anywhere you go. If you are moving outside of Puerto Rico, it is possible that your protection order can still be enforced.