All appeals from all courts concerning abuse prevention orders are reviewed by the Appeals Court.  The appeals are all started the same way, no matter which court entered the order: by filing a notice of appeal in the clerk/register's office of the court that issued or refused to issue the order within 30 days of the entry of the order or its denial.  You must follow the Massachusetts Rules of Appellate Procedure. See the Appeals Court Help Center for information on the appeals process.

There is no right of appeal from a trial court’s issuance of, or refusal to issue, a temporary restraining order (10-day order).

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