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What are the criteria restraining order? I divorced my

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What are the criteria for a restraining order? I divorced my husband in 2013 - the divorce was granted on 12 February 2013. He was a verbally and emotionally abusive man. We were married for 2 months short of 21 years plus had been together for 28 years. His abuse is still continuing. His sms's, which I forward to my lawyer, fall within the Domestic Violence Act.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: South Africa Law
Expert:  WCLawyer replied 1 year ago.

Good Afternoon

I am not exactly sure what you need advice on. Are you asking me whether, when the sms' sent to you by your ex-husband is verbally abusive and/or threatening, that entitles you to a restraining order?