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Get proof that you asked a court to protect you from a partner

Sample letters to get a copy of restraining order or protective injunction against an abusive partner, if you're applying for legal aid.

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If you asked for protection, the court may have issued:

  • a restraining order before and during the case
  • a protective injunction after the case

Protective injunctions include non-molestation orders and forced marriage protection orders.

To get a copy of the order or injunction, you should:

It usually costs £5 for a copy but you may be able to get help with the fee.

You can use this as evidence if you’re applying for legal aid to divorce or separate from an abusive partner.

Published 14 May 2014