Temporary Restraining Order
Temporary Restraining Order Meaning in the U.S. Court System
Prohibits a person from taking an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held. Sometimes referred to as a “T.R.O.”
Meaning of Temporary Restraining Order in the U.S. Legal System
Definition of Temporary Restraining Order published by the National Association for Court Management: A judge’s order forbidding certain actions until a full hearing can be held. Usually of short duration. Often referred to as a TRO.
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