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restraining order

See temporary restraining order.
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He's been alcohol dependent for a number of years and has had numerous restraining orders taken out against him.
The man claim to have never threatened Spears' safety and argued the petition didn't meet the standards for issuing a restraining order.
In November, Kelly filed a restraining order against her estranged husband.
Diaz had petitioned for an immediate restraining order against Estefan but he was denied.
Sylvia brought the restraining order to prevent Misty from contacting or seeing or being involved with the Bradleys, or vice versa.
The policeman who responded to my call told me to get a restraining order but he said that he couldn't help me get one.
Within forty-eight hours after VDO learning of the infringer's existence, VDO filed a complaint, sought a temporary restraining order and convinced a judge to prevent further infringement by the defendant -- which effectively forced the defendant to pack up its bags and leave town.
By far, the biggest problem is the incessant issuance of restraining orders without sufficient evidence.
34 percent of the restraining orders issued by the court in Los Angeles County and 18 percent in Ventura County were not served on the defendant, rendering them moot.
In a flier distributed through the neighborhood, Carter wrote that Karam has been arrested twice and had two restraining orders against her - one of them from Carter himself.
VALENCIA - Until recently, victims of domestic violence had to drive to the Superior Court in San Fernando, stand in line for an hour or so and spend an additional several hours filling out paperwork to obtain restraining orders against abusive mates.
22, vacated two temporary restraining orders against StarTronix International Inc.