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December 7, 2020

Can minors get domestic violence restraining orders?

Parents or guardians can request restraining orders on behalf of their child, if the child is under 18.  The abuser must have committed a crime of domestic violence against the child and the child must have a relationship with the abuser.1

1U.S. Virgin Islands Superior Court Domestic Violence Complaint