Maine Protection From Abuse Order

Domestic abuse has been recognized as a very serious problem affecting families and household members all across Maine. A protection order can, among other things, prohibit one party from contacting another party, and a violation of this order can result in criminal charges. “Abuse” and “family or household members” have specific definitions under the law, and are explained below. If you or someone you know is the victim of domestic abuse, contact Attorney Thistle to help obtain a protection order.

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