New York Family Court - Part 4 - § 550 Temporary Order of Protection
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§ 550. Temporary order of protection. (a) Upon the filing of a
petition or counter-claim under this article, the court for good cause
shown may issue a temporary order of protection which may contain any of
the provisions authorized on the making of an order of protection under
section five hundred fifty-one.
(b) A temporary order of protection is not a finding of wrongdoing.
(c) The court may issue or extend a temporary order of protection ex
parte or on notice simultaneously with the issuance of a warrant
directing that the respondent be arrested and brought before the court
pursuant to section five hundred twenty-six of this article.
Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, an order of protection, or
temporary order of protection where applicable, may be entered against a
former spouse and persons who have a child in common, regardless of
whether such persons have been married or have lived together at any
time, or against a member of the same family or household as defined in
subdivision one of section eight hundred twelve of this act.
Section: Part 4 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 548-A 548-B 548-C 549 550 551
Last modified: February 18, 2012