Restraining Order Articles

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Restraining Order for Past Sexual Abuse

A recent case discusses the issue of whether someone can get a restraining order against a perpetrator for past sexual abuse. The plaintiff and defendant in the case, Yahna Y. v. Sylvester S., are first cousins. The defendant is a couple of years older than the...

Termination of Permanent Restraining Orders

At what point is it possible to terminate a permanent abuse prevention order issued pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws chapter 209A? What qualifies as a significant change of circumstances for termination? The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently addressed these...