Legal Information: New Jersey

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
November 27, 2017

Sexual Assault Restraining Orders

A sexual assault restraining order (also known as a sexual assault protective order) is a civil order that provides protection to victims of sexual assault and other forms of non-consensual sexual contact.  However, if the person who sexually assaulted you is a current or former intimate partner, you would file for a domestic violence restraining order (not a sexual assault restraining order).