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Legal Information: U.S. Virgin Islands
Updated: December 7, 2020
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;1
- someone of the opposite sex who lives in your home or has lived in your home;2
- 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.1
1 VI ST T. 16 § 91(c)
2 VI ST T. 16 § 91(a), (c)
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