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Protection from Abuse (PFA) Orders in Alabama
Protection from Abuse (PFA) Orders in Alabama

Not only can a domestic violence arrest lead to serious criminal charges and penalties such as jail or prison time, but it can also result in being the subject of a restraining order. Commonly known as a protection from abuse (PFA) order in Alabama, this is a civil order ...

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