When does a restraining order end?

Asked over 1 year ago - Fayette, AL

I got a restraining order against my 15 year old girlfriend an was wondering when the restraining order would end, could u help me out?

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  1. Henry Lebensbaum

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . The order should have a duration or end date. You could also check with the court.


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  2. Cheryl Lynn Chado

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    Answered . Most protective orders last for one year, but I agree with the comment below -- the order should clearly state when it expires. It might say something like "The Court hereby orders that for 12 months after the date this order was issued, the Respondent may not assault, threaten, stalk... etc." If you're unsure, you could check with the court. If you have your case number, they should be able to tell you.

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