Legal Information: Virgin Islands, U.S.
Updated: November 22, 2016
Who can get a domestic violence restraining order?
You can get a temporary restraining order or permanent restraining order against:
- your current or former spouse;
- a parent;
- a child;
- any other person related to you by blood or marriage;*
- someone of the opposite sex who lives in your home or has lived in your home;**
- an individual with whom you have a child in common;
- a person with whom you have been or are in a sexual or intimate relationship.*
* VI ST T. 16 § 91 (c)
** VI ST T. 16 § 91(a), (c)
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