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n. a temporary order of a court to keep conditions as they are (l...
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An order from a court directing one person not to do something, such as make contact with another person, enter the family home, or remove a child from the state. Restraining orders are often issued i [..]
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see order
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Restraining order is a court order restricting a person from doing something. It can be temporary or permanent.
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Order prohibiting someone from harassing, threatening, contacting or even approaching another individual.
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A protection order made by a judge in court to help protect one person from another. Restraining orders list certain conditions based on individual needs that the person named in it must follow. Restr [..]
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See "injunction" or "temporary restraining order"
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Similar to an injunction, commanding the party to leave the other party alone, usually in a divorce proceeding.
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A court order that tells a person to stop doing something for a certain amount of time, usually until a court hearing is held. (See also injunction.)
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  An order prohibiting a specified action until such time that a hearing on an application for an injunction can be held.
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A court order prohibiting certain behavior, or prohibiting one person from coming too close to another. Similar to Anti-Social Behaviour Orders in the UK.
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In family law, an order preventing a specified person from harassing or molesting the person applying for the order.
Source: lawhandbook.sa.gov.au

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(see injunction
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A court order instructing a party to behave in a specific way, such as not approaching another specific person or attending at particular places.
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A restraining order is a court order sought by a party (the petitioner) who seeks legal protection from another party. A restraining order may be appropriate in a harassment situation, a domestic violence case, a child abuse case, or to protect a vulnerable adult. Each of these situations might require a slightly different legal procedure for obtai [..]
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A court order that can be taken out by the DPP over the offender’s property. A restraining order stops the offender from getting rid of the property, and so preserving it for future confiscation to [..]
Source: opp.vic.gov.au

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An order prohibiting a specified action until such time that a hearing on an application for an injunction can be held.
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n. a temporary order of a court to keep conditions as they are (like not taking a child out of the county or not selling marital property) until there can be a hearing in which both parties are presen [..]
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An order of protection usually granted for domestic violence or harassment. (2.4)
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An order, signed by a judge, that says that a person cannot do something (e.g. harass, hit, yell at, bother another person, or must leave or stay away from a certain person and/or place). The order must be given to the person before it is enforceable. If a person disobeys it, she or he can be arrested. (See FAPA ORDER, above.)
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An order from a court forbidding a person from being in physical or verbal contact with another person. Violations are usually enforced with a fine or jail time with a felony or misdemeanor charge. Re [..]
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A written document defined by the court that orders the defendant to refrain from making contact with the victim in person or by phone or third party.
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An order issued by a court precluding the party subject …
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