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Restraining Orders

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December 13, 2019

Can a minor file for an order?

Yes. A minor victim can file a complaint on his/her own if s/he is at least 16 years old. If s/he is younger than 16, his/her parent (or legal guardian) can file for him/her.1

1 VT ST T. 12 § 5133(a)