There are Two Types of Restraining Orders
- Domestic Violence Abuse Prevention Order (c.209A). See also Massachusetts Law about Defending Against a c.209A Order
- Harassment Prevention Order (c.258E)
If you are not sure which type of restraining order you need, see:
- What is the Difference Between an Abuse Prevention Order (209A) and a Harassment Prevention Order (258E)?
Last update: August 7, 2017