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New MGL c. 258E: Harassment Prevention Orders offers protection to victims of abuse, stalking, and harassment

A new law was passed by the Massachusetts Legislature on February 9, 2010, providing more options for persons that are being harassed to obtain a restraining order.  The new law, Chapter 258E of the General Laws, provides the ability for the Superior Courts, Boston Municipal Court, District Courts, and Juvenile Court to issue Harassment Prevention Orders. Read More→