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Part IV: How Does a Typical Temporary Protective Order Work in Georgia?

Part 4: Public Access to TPO Records As set forth in Parts 1 through 3 of this four-part article, because cases involving Temporary Protective Orders (TPOs) in Georgia can have significant ...
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Part III: How Does a Typical Temporary Protective Order Work in Georgia?

Part 3: Basic Procedure of Formal Hearing after Service of Ex Parte Petition As set forth in Parts 1 and 2 of this four-part article, because cases involving Temporary Protective Orders (TPOs) in ...
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Part II: How Does a Typical Temporary Protective Order Work in Georgia?

Part 2: Basic Procedure of Petitioner's Ex Parte Petition As set forth in Part 1 of this four-part article, because cases involving Temporary Protective Orders (TPOs) in Georgia can have ...
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Part I: How Does a Typical Temporary Protective Order Work in Georgia?

Part 1: General Information When someone in Georgia believes they might be in physical danger as a result of family violence or stalking behavior, he/she can pursue a protective order through the ...
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Georgia Restraining Orders: Divorce, Family Violence & Stalking

In Georgia, there are two essential types of restraining orders that my clients might encounter: Temporary Protective Orders (TPO) and Mutual Restraining Orders (MRO). TPOs involve allegations of ...
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Georgia Ranks 15th in Domestic Violence Murders

According to the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Georgia Commission of Family Violence, the state ranks 15 th in the country for domestic violence murders. This puts Georgia in the ...
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