stayaway order

stayaway order

n. a court order which states that a particular person is prohibited from coming near and/or contacting another. These are common in divorce actions to keep the parties from bothering or harming each other, or when there has been a history of violence or threats of violence. (See: peace bond)

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After release, Choi and Pietrangelo pleaded not guilty and a White House stayaway order was imposed until trial.
The appellate court held that a stayaway order does not encompass aimless, unintentional, or accidental conduct.
But less than two weeks after the stayaway order was made, he was spotted near the ground just an hour before kickoff.