Your attorney or court advocate can best answer this question for you. There are three types of Orders of Protection. Each type may be granted for a specific length of time.
EMERGENCY ORDER OF PROTECTION: This order can be in effect for a 14 to 21 day period.
INTERIM ORDER OF PROTECTION: This order can be effective for up to a period of 30 days.
PLENARY ORDER OF PROTECTION: This order can be in effect for a fixed period of time, not to exceed 2 years, unless otherwise provided for by the court. This order can also expire by the occurrence of a specific event.
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