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They abuser must not commit any acts of violence, make threats through another person, or stalk the victim seeking protection.The protective order can also order the abuser to obtain counseling for their conduct and behavior.What happens when a protective order is rendered against an abuser?
[i] Family violence victims may obtain protective orders from the court to protect them from their abusers.
The implications and violations of which are serious and not something anyone wants to experience or have on their record.
Dating violence: The Texas Family Code The Texas Family Code defines dating violence as follows: "(a) "Dating violence" means an act, other than a defensive measure to protect oneself, by an actor that: (1) is committed against a victim or applicant for a protective order: (A) with whom the actor has or has had a dating relationship; or (B) because of the victim's or applicant's marriage to or dating relationship with an individual with whom the actor is or has been in a dating relationship or marriage; and (2) is intended to result in physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or sexual assault or that is a threat that reasonably places the victim or applicant in fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or sexual assault." "(b) For purposes of this title, "dating relationship" means a relationship between individuals who have or have had a continuing relationship of a romantic or intimate nature.
The protective order is good for up to two or more years.
The terms and conditions of protective orders are designed to protect the victim and the abuser may have significant conditions placed upon them in the protective order.