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Restraining Orders

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July 16, 2020

What is an individual at risk restraining order?

If you are an individual at risk, this restraining order can protect you from a person who:

  • Interfered with (or based on prior behavior may interfere with) the delivery of protective services, protective placement, delivery of services, or an investigation of the individual at risk
    • And that interference, if continued, would make it difficult to determine whether abuse has occurred, will occur, or is occurring; or
  • Has abused, financial exploited, neglected, harassed, or stalked you; or
  • Mistreated your animal 1

1 Wis. Stat. § 813.123(4)(a)