temporary restraining order

Definition of "temporary restraining order"
  1. A short-term command issued without the other party's presence, aiming to safeguard the plaintiff's rights from instant and irreversible damage by maintaining a status quo or halting a specific action until a preliminary injunction hearing can be conducted
How to use "temporary restraining order" in a sentence
  1. The judge granted a temporary restraining order to prevent the destruction of property until the court hearing.
  2. A temporary restraining order was issued to halt the implementation of the new policy until further notice.
  3. To protect the endangered wildlife, a temporary restraining order was issued to stop the construction work in the nearby forest.

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