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Legal Information: South Carolina

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
December 8, 2020

How will a judge decide whether or not to give me the order? Do I have to be physically injured?

You only have to prove that the respondent was convicted of one of the qualifying criminal offenses. You do not have to prove that you suffered a physical injury.1

1 S.C. Code § 16-3-1910(J)