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Abuse and Harassment Laws in San Diego

In California, as in several other states, there are laws designed to protect someone from being physically or sexually abused, threatened, stalked or harassed. A restraining order (also referred to as a protective order) is a court order that a person can obtain to protect himself or herself from contact from the person being abusive or harassing. The court proceedings to obtain the protective order are separate from criminal charges, which often occur in criminal court simultaneously with the need for a protective order. Restraining orders can be personal conduct orders which orders to stop specific acts against everyone named
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