My brother says that he filed a restraining order against me and says that I'm not allowed to come home but I was never served with any papers is the restraining order valid or not
If it exists, it is valid because he told you about it. Then it needs to be gotten from the circuit clerk's office. Go there or have someone else to pick it up.
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If the court granted a Temporary order and scheduled a date to hear the request for permanent order all of that has to be personaly served upon you.Him telling you about it puts you on Notice that a Restraining Order exists but doesn't diminish his need to serve you with the documents
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