Can you get a restraining order for no reason?

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No, you cannot obtain a restraining order against someone for no reason. To get a restraining order, you must show that you have been threatened or are in reasonable fear of imminent serious harm. Valid reasons for obtaining a restraining order include causing or attempting to cause physical injury, domestic violence, harassment, stalking, or other […]

Essential Evidence: What Proof Do You Need for a Restraining Order?

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The question, “What proof do you need for a restraining order?” is commonly asked but rarely, it seems, thoroughly understood. Evidence like documented injuries or threats, recorded messages, written statements and credible witness accounts are generally crucial. This article offers a focused breakdown of the specific types of proof required and how to effectively compile […]