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November 4, 2022

What protections can be granted in an extreme risk protection order?

In an extreme risk protective order, the judge can order that the respondent not get, attempt to get, buy, or attempt to buy any firearms. The order will also instruct the respondent to give up any firearms that s/he has in his/her custody, control, or possession.1

1 8 R.I. Gen. Laws § 8-8.3-5(a), (f)(6)

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