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“Regarding Extreme Risk Protective Orders” This Directive provides documents approved by the Attorney General with respect to petitions requested under the Extreme Risk Protective Order Act (“ERPO”).

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This Directive relates to the Emergency Risk Protective Order Act, which takes effect on Sunday, September 1, 2019.  The Act establishes a civil procedure whereby a petitioner can obtain a temporary and then a final Extreme Risk Protective Order against a person who is an “immediate and present” danger to her/himself or others and who owns, possesses, receives, purchases, or has custody or control of a firearm.

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