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STINKY: Most Restraining Order Petitions Are Rejected by the Courts

March 27, 2015

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Fact: The false allegation rate, as it’s commonly represented, is 2 to 8%. Contradictory fact: A majority of restraining order petitions are rejected by the courts. They may be rejected outright, or they may be dismissed on review. What the precise figures are is up for debate. That’s because (1) those who report false criminal allegation rates […]