if someone threaten or stalk you, how long do you have before filing restraining order?
There is no waiting period. If the situation warrants the imposition of a restraining order now, then go for it.
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Until they draw a chalk outline around your body, but by then its too late. Bottom line is if you TRULY believe you are being stalked or theatened, you need to take IMMEDIATE action. However, be careful to make sure that these are legitimate perceptions as there is NOTHING worse the being viewed as "crying wolf" or trying to work the DV system for other reasons like child support or custody, as you will then find little attention when you really need it.
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You should immediately seek an injunction for stalking on possible domestic violence. The law provides that that you must have had an incident within the prior 6 months to the filing of the injunction.
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