With people losing their jobs and schools being closed, and finally, a “shelter in place” order,  tensions may arise in a domestic situation.  Where domestic violence exists in a home, abused partners or spouses may feel they have nowhere to turn.  If you are your loved ones are in danger you can ask for, and receive, a domestic violence restraining order that will exclude the abusive partner or spouse from the residence.  With all the considerations that come into play, a person must be aware of this option if they need it.

An interesting Washington Post article HERE explores this issue.