Abuse Prevention Orders for Plaintiffs

The abuse prevention law (Chapter 209A) is there to protect you against someone who is abusing you.

The abuse prevention law allows you to seek a court order, which is sometimes called a 209A order, an abuse prevention order, a restraining order, or a protective order. In court, the plaintiff is the person who asks the court to issue the order.


A list of court locations where you can get an abuse prevention order

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