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Legal Information: South Carolina

South Carolina Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
February 10, 2020

Orders of Protection

An order of protection is a civil order that provides protection from abuse by your current or former spouse, someone with whom you have a child in common, or your live-in partner of the opposite sex.