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Suspending White House hard pass & preliminary injunction

Jim Acosta was asked by the Secret Service to surrender a White House hard pass as the result of an altercation in a press event. The White House press secretary explained that it being suspended ...
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If someone has left their residence for a few days, due to fear of the homeowner, can they get a restraining order against the homeowner and return?

My mother and I fled our home this weekend due to concerns for our safety, caused by my step-father. We're staying at a friend's house across town while we sort things out. The home is one which we ...
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Is it legal to seek someone out to make them violate a restraining order?

A plot device I have seen on several TV shows is person A has filed a restraining order against person B, and then person A intentionally gets near person B to make person B have to run away to make ...
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Changing the Title to a House [closed]

A friend and I bought a fixer-upper house. I paid in full for it. She was supposed to pay for all repairs, and made many other promises. She said she would have income from a settlement for 7 years ...
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Can you get a restraining order without cause?

Do you have to have some type of justified reason to get a restraining order? Or can you issue without reason, on whim, or for fun?