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Restraining Orders

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November 30, 2023

What protections can I get in a sexual assault protective order?

In a sexual assault protective order, a judge can order that the respondent not:

  • contact you;
  • assault you;
  • molest you; and
  • interfere with you at home, on the street, or anywhere else.1

1 RI Gen. Laws § 11-37.2-2(a)