Legal Information: Rhode Island
Updated: October 20, 2021
What is an extreme risk protection order?
An extreme risk protection order is a civil court order that keeps an individual (known as the respondent) from:
- having a gun in his/her possession, custody, or control;
- purchasing or receiving a gun; or
- attempting to purchase or receive a gun.1
1 8 R.I. Gen. Laws § 8-8.3-3(b)
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