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Legal Information: South Carolina

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
December 8, 2020

Can my order be extended?

You can file a request to have the order extended before it expires.4 However, there is no specific timeframe laid out in the law as to how long the extension can last.

​1 S.C. Code § 16-3-1910(M)(2)