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States that MAY Allow Records of “Protective Orders” to be Expunged…and Why They’re So Few

January 26, 2016

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“The consequences that arise once a protective order is entered against a person (the respondent) are substantial. Though technically considered civil proceedings, protective orders have a close relationship to criminal law. The consequences of having a protective order entered often include restrictions on constitutional rights in addition to financial obligations. Violations of protective orders bring […]