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  • FAQs About Domestic Violence in Texas
    FAQs About Domestic Violence in Texas

    In Texas, domestic violence , otherwise known as “family violence” is addressed in the Texas Family Code. What counts as family violence? According to dps.texas.gov , it is defined as, “an act by a ...

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  • Penalties for Violating a Protective Order
    Penalties for Violating a Protective Order

    In Plano and throughout the state of Texas, victims of family violence ( domestic violence ) can seek a protective order from the courts, which orders an abuser to STOP hurting them. People can also ...

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  • Texas' Gun Laws and Protective Orders
    Texas' Gun Laws and Protective Orders

    In Texas, victims of dating violence, family violence, sexual assault , and stalking can ask the court for a protective order, which is sometimes referred to as a “restraining order” in other states. ...

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  • Family Violence Protective Orders in Texas
    Family Violence Protective Orders in Texas

    Were you recently arrested for family violence ( domestic violence ) in Plano or Dallas? If so, you may end up with a protective order against you, if there isn’t one already. If your spouse or your ...

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  • FAQs About Texas Protective Orders
    FAQs About Texas Protective Orders

    Were you recently arrested for family violence at your home? Or, did your partner or spouse go to court and take out a protective order against you? In either case, it’s important that you learn about ...

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  • What is a Protective Order?
    What is a Protective Order?

    In Texas, when someone commits family violence , otherwise known as spousal or child abuse , domestic violence , sexual assault, human trafficking, or stalking, the court can issue what’s called a ...

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