Legal Information: Michigan

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
August 16, 2016

Restraining Orders

A restraining order is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another.  In Michigan, restraining orders are known as personal protection orders, abbreviated PPOs.  Below is information about domestic relationship personal protection orders (PPOs), non-domestic stalking personal protection orders, non-domestic sexual assault personal protection orders, and moving in and out of Michigan with a PPO.