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Legal Information: Rhode Island

Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of November 30, 2023

What are the steps to get a sexual assault protective order?

The steps to get a sexual assault protective order are similar to the steps to get a domestic violence restraining order, but you may fill out different paperwork. If you have questions, you can call the clerk of court or talk to a lawyer. You can find the contact information for local courthouses on the RI Courthouse Locations page and for lawyers on the RI Finding a Lawyer page.