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Question: To get a restraining order do you have to be physically abused?

Answer: There are a variety of orders available to protect and individual that do not require physical contact. "When you are in a relationship with someone who uses threats, harasses, molests, stalks, attacks, batters or strikes you, your family or your children, that person is committing Domestic Violence". (Protection from Abuse article) There is an article on our website AzLawHelp about domestice violence and how to obtain an order of protection.  Go to:  http://www.azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=16&sc=75&articleid=72

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