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Legal Information: Vermont

Restraining Orders

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December 13, 2019

What if the respondent violates the order?

If the respondent intentionally fails to follow the terms of the extreme risk protection order, s/he may be committing a crime. If the respondent is convicted of violating the order, the judge could sentence the respondent to go to prison for up to one year, pay a fine of up to $1,000, or both.1

1 13 Vt. Stat. § 4058(b)(1)