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Yes, it has validity. If they filed for a restraining order and that restraining order was granted, it is not w a court order and enforceable. If fact, a violation of a restraining order validly issued may result in criminal charges.
You have the opportunity to contest a restraining order when it is originally filed. If you do not do so, it becomes an order. The terms of the restrictions are contained in the restraining order itself. You must familiarize yourself with those terms to avoid future trouble.
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Then there is no "restraining order." That means there is no possibility of criminal charges stemming from a violation. However, parents may dictate who a child sees. If you violate their requirements, which are in writing and known, it would be a basis for them to seek a harassment restraining order.
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