restraining order

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restraining order:

see injunctioninjunction,
in law, order of a court directing a party to perform a certain act or to refrain from an act or acts. The injunction, which developed as the main remedy in equity, is used especially where money damages would not satisfy a plaintiff's claim, or to protect personal
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A man has been jailed for breaching a restraining order against his ex-partner after he repeatedly climbed into her garden and knocked on her kitchen window.
In total, he breached his restraining orders four times.
Part of the rise in people being prosecuted for breaching restraining orders may be due to more orders being made.
"Restraining orders are made by the courts in order to protect those who seek them and those who are actually in need of protection, as quite clearly your former partner is."
Addressing how his past has affected their relationship, Glennon recently admitted that the restraining orders have indeed put a strain on their romance.
Personal violence restraining orders seek to secure the safety and protection of a victim who fears that a defendant has or is likely to commit a personal violence offence that causes harm to the victim.
Covered by the restraining orders are the two separate decisions of the Comelec en banc that affirmed the decisions of its first and second divisions.
And Jolyon Perks, prosecuting, told how she had applied for a number of restraining orders to keep her son away from her.
Jackson said her daughter in April had obtained a temporary restraining order against her husband, Scott Gellatly, describing him in court records as violent and mentally ill.
Self-employed builder Russell Gears, 40, of Weale Court, also faces three charges of breaching a restraining order, imposed in November 2010 to prevent him from contacting Claire Jones.
A MAN was jailed for breaching a restraining order after the woman who was being protected invited him into her home before calling the police.
In all, 56% of applications for restraining orders were not granted, but fewer than a third of these were attributable to court refusal.