Just as in other states, Minnesota takes threats and violence between members of the same household very seriously – and they take action to protect those who are vulnerable.
Minnesota provides victims of domestic violence with a form of legal protection called an “order for protection”. This order contains many conditions. If you are named as the person against whom the order was issued, violating these conditions can send you to jail.
If you’re not sure what an order for protection is or what it does, then read on to find out more to help you stay within the confines of the law.Order For Protection: What Is It?
When a domestic abuse case is pending [...]