Hello and welcome.
If you place a TRO on your ex-boyfriend, it will not be on your record.
If your ex-boyfriend places a TRO on you, it will remain until you go to court to decide whether a permanent restraining order will be granted. If the permanent restraining order is granted, it will remain in effect indefinitely unless your ex-boyfriend petitions the court to have it removed.
In the absence of a violation, the long term consequences are minimal (unless you are in a specialized field such as law enforcement or the military). However, if you violate the restraining order, you could be arrested.
Let me know if you would like more information.
Please remember to click "ACCEPT." POSITIVE FEEDBACK is appreciated and reciprocated.
Disclaimer: Any information given by me is for informational use only and is not legal advice. This is general information and is not intended to be specifically tailored to an individual. I strive to provide quality information, but I make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked herein and its associated sites. Persons accessing this response are encouraged to seek legal counsel in their jurisdiction for accurate guidance regarding their individual circumstances.
You are not obligated to report the restraining order on applications for employment or rentals, for example. As long as you "stay on the right side of the law," so to speak, there would be no reason that anyone outside of those involved would need to know that you had a restraining order on you.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).