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MA Abuse Prevention Order Definition of Harm


The plaintiff must be suffering from abuse to obtain an abuse prevention order in Massachusetts.  Abuse for the purpose of an abuse prevention order can be several things.  Abuse is defined as any of the following acts.

  1. Attempting to cause or causing physical harm
  2. Placing another in fear or imminent serious physical harm
  3. Causing another to engage in involuntary sexual relations by force, threat or duress.

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