Definitions for "Restraining Order"
An order often granted without notice or hearing, requiring the preservation of the status quo until a hearing can be held to determine the propriety of any injunctive relief, temporary or permanent. A restraining order is always temporary in nature and thus is often called a TRO or Temporary Restraining Order.
Order prohibiting someone from harassing, threatening, contacting or even approaching another individual.
A prohibitive writ issued by a court of equity that forbids a party or a party's agents to do some act which is threatened or attempted.
a legal basis to justify arrest or self-defense, not an impenetrable forcefield
an efficient tool for law enforcement and prosecutors because it puts stalkers on legal notice that their conduct is unwelcome and frightening
Keywords:  alienation
Restraint On Alienation
Keywords:  dietz, warns, faster, killed, getting
a way of getting killed faster," warns Dietz
Keywords:  sword, double, edged
a double-edged sword
Keywords:  civil, action
a civil action
Keywords:  paper, piece
a piece of paper