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Regrettably, there is nothing else you can do except wait for the expiration date of the Order in May of 2017.
When it comes to Protective Orders, Courts err on the side of caution. Eventhough you want the Order removed and your husband appears to be doing much better, the Court has no way of knowing if you are making the request voluntarily or if your husband is putting pressure on you to make the request. Also, there is no way of knowing if your husband would go back to his old habits once the Order has been removed. So, the Order being in place works to keep him in check. Thus, even if you may not feel it, the Court is actually acting in your best interests.
I am sorry that I do not have better news for you.