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injunction

[injungk′shən]
Etymology: L, injungere, to enjoin
a court order that prevents a party from performing a specified act.

injunction

(ĭn-jŭnk′shŭn) [L. injungere, to fasten, join]
A court order prohibiting an individual from performing some act or demanding that a person begin to perform some act.
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A person subject to an order of protection may seek the return of their weapon when the case is dismissed, or the order of protection expires, provided there are no other federal disqualifiers.
980(d)(1), final judgment of injunction for protection against domestic violence (after notice) is a "qualifying" order of protection under the federal definition.
An order of protection is tantamount to a restraining order in that it prohibits a party from having contact or communication with the petitioning party.
A petition for an order of protection may be filed by a person who has been abused by a family or household member.
Before a victim of domestic violence can receive an order of protection, he or she must allege abuse.
Additionally, it requires that a person convicted of violating an order of protection to wear a global-positioning device as a condition of parole, mandatory supervised release, or early release.
There are no filing or process-service fees for an order of protection (3) (though the respondent in some counties is required to pay a fee to the circuit clerk to respond to or deny a petition).
An order of protection requires a finding by the preponderance of the evidence the petitioner was abused or harassed.
11) In Sutherlin v Sutherlin, the fifth district reversed the trial court's decision not to grant temporary custody to the petitioner after granting an order of protection.
DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba added, "I hope every victim of domestic abuse realizes that while taking out an order of protection is the first step in protecting themselves, they also need to take the second step and register with VINE Protective Order to make sure they know when the order is served.
He is now in violation of my criminal order of protection.