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Restraining Orders

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December 13, 2019

How can an extreme risk protection order help me?

In an extreme risk protection order, the judge can order that the respondent not:

  • have any dangerous weapons in his/her possession;
  • purchase any dangerous weapons; or
  • receive any dangerous weapons.1

A “dangerous weapon” is defined as an explosive or a firearm.2

1 13 Vt. Stat. § 4053(e)
2 13 Vt. Stat. § 4051(2)