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New York Protective Orders

Code Section
Jud. Ct. Acts §§655, 656

Activity Addressed by Order
Enjoin contact; exclude from dwelling, school, employment; regarding minors: visitation; counseling; reimburse reasonable expenses

Temporary order: 4 calendar days

Penalty for a Violation of Order

Who May Apply for Order
Any person

Fees Waived

Transmission to Law Enforcement
Copy to sheriff’s office or police department in county or city in which petitioner resides

Civil Liability
Yes, contempt of court

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