emergency protection order

emergency protection order

a court order for the emergency protection of children at risk of significant harm. The order gives the applicant parental responsibility for the child and authorizes the removal of the child to accommodation supplied by the applicant.
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Anna and Nichole reported the alleged molestation to the American Canyon Police Department, leading to Judge Rodney Stone to grant a move out order against Faust and an emergency protection order (EPO) prohibiting him from having any contact with Anna and Nichole, aside from younger daughter M.
Social services were notified, an emergency protection order was taken out and a police inspector who attended told how on several occasions he had to leave the bedroom to avoid being physically sick.
In his YouTube video, Brett said doctors in Southampton threatened to seek an emergency protection order if the family questioned Ashya's treatment.
Brett said: "He said he will get an emergency protection order and take him away from me, so after that I realised I can't speak to the oncologists at all because if I actually ask anything they were just going to get a protection order meaning in his deepest, darkest hour I wouldn't be there for him.
The judge said the authority should have gone to court to apply for an emergency protection order or an interim care order.
Elaine Andrews requested an emergency protection order against her daughter.
An emergency protection order was put in place after she and the other two were seen by a consultant paediatrician.
Meanwhile, an emergency protection order passed by the local family court allows the parents to see their son three times a week for up to an hour.
In her warning about the bill, she said, "What's worse about this bill is, in the case of an emergency protection order, if you have a non-Native wife and a Native husband, under this new legislation, they can accuse the Native husband of violence without ever being charged or convicted, take him out of the house, give an emergency protection order for the non-Native wife and then extend those orders up to an entire life interest.
A was taken into police protection, but when the local authority applied for an emergency protection order, it was refused.
In its statement, Birmingham City Council said it had been granted an emergency protection order for the five siblings of Khyra as soon as they were made aware of her death.
Right, Shannon Matthews is still under an emergency protection order

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