Saratoga Family Law Attorney Explains How Long an Order of Protection Lasts

As an experienced Saratoga Domestic Violence Attorney, I am often asked how long an order of protection lasts.

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  • An order of protection is designed to keep someone who is harming another away from that person.
  • Temporary orders of protection last until the holder’s next court date, and final orders of protection can last from one to several years.
  • In the case of aggravated circumstances – such as use of a weapon or infliction of bodily harm – a five-year order of protection may be entered.

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