A Protective Order is a civil court order issued by a judge in the Commonwealth of Virginia to protect someone from abuse, harassment, or stalking. The order can also set limits on contact between the parties, including where the person can go, and what they can or cannot do. It is important to remember that a Protective Order is a civil order, not a criminal order. It is not a substitute for criminal charges, nor does it guarantee criminal charges will be filed.
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