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Frequently Asked Questions about Domestic Violence

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This section gives you answers to frequently asked questions. It gives you information about safety and well being. It explains what a Domestic Violence Retraining Order is. It has information about going to court and after the hearing.



There is a list of questions under each category. To get started, please click on a topic below:


If you have questions that are not asked in this section, you may want to ask a law librarian for help. 

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Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday -Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Live Reference staff are not available on Holidays

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To read information sheets about Domestic Violence Restraining Orders in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean or Vietnamese, click here.

 


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