Can I file for a restraining order?

You can ask for a restraining order if: (a) intentionally or recklessly causing or attempting to cause bodily injury, (b) sexual assault, (c) placing a person in reasonable apprehension of imminent serious bodily injury to that person or to another, (d) engaging in any behavior that has been or could be enjoined such as molesting, attacking, striking, stalking, threatening, battering, harassing, telephoning, destroying personal property, contacting the other by mail or otherwise, disturbing the peace of the other party. Rest assure that RestrainingNow and their associates will be here to assist you throughout this entire process.

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What is a “domestic violence restraining order”?

A domestic violence restraining order is a Court order issued to prevent the recurrence of acts of abuse by a batterer. The order is signed by a judge and tells the abuser to stop the abuse or face serious legal consequences. It offers civil legal protection from domestic violence to both female and male victims. A restraining order is also called an "protective order".