Restraining Order: Definition & Process


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A family member must file a restraining order in:

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1. A respondent to a restraining order has the right to object or present evidence to the contrary.

2. A restraining order is designed to do what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what a restraining order is and what happens when a person violates the order.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Location where a restraining order should be filed
  • Evidence related to restraining orders
  • What these orders are designed to do
  • Function of a temporary restraining order
  • What happens when a person violates an order

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about restraining orders
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding where the order should be filed
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the consequences of violating an order

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Restraining Order: Definition & Process. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what a restraining order is
  • Review how a person goes about filing and what occurs during a related hearing
  • Recall the rules of following an order and what a person can and cannot do