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If you believe that you are in physical danger, you can obtain a temporary restraining order (TRO). This will order your neighbor not to contact or go near you but will not cause him to be arrested unless he violates the order.
You will need to go to the local courthouse to obtain the TRO. The clerk will give you the forms and assist you.
The judge will immediately sign the TRO if the forms on their face appear that you are in reasonable fear of harm.
The filing fee for the TRO may be waived based on need.
There will be a hearing at a later date to determine whether the TRO should be extended.
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