What if a Protected Person Moves Out of State?

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If you are being protected by a DVPA Restraining Order and move out of California, you are to contact the police, sheriff, or other law enforcement agencies in the state, territory, or reservation where you move to so that they know to enforce your Orders.

  • They will probably tell you to bring them a certified copy of your Orders.
  • Also, provide copies to your children's new schools or daycare providers that can help enforce the order in your new state.

The Restraining Order is enforceable in every state, territory, or Indian reservation.



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