Obtaining a Temporary Restraining Order

Norman Otto Stockmeyer

Thomas M. Cooley Law School


The Scrivener, p. 2, Spring 1996

The purpose of a temporary restraining order (TRO) is to prevent immediate and irreparable harm by preserving the status quo, ex parte if necessary, until a formal hearing can be held. Often documents must be obtained and pleadings drafted in a rush to the courthouse before the proverbial axe falls. This article presents a detailed checklist to help lawyers organize what has to be done to obtain a TRO and remind them of what they will need to take with them to court.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 1

Keywords: Temporary restraining order, TRO, status quo

Open PDF in Browser Download This Paper

Date posted: December 22, 2010  

Suggested Citation

Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, Obtaining a Temporary Restraining Order (1996). The Scrivener, p. 2, Spring 1996. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1729366

Contact Information

Norman Otto Stockmeyer (Contact Author)
Thomas M. Cooley Law School ( email )
1352 Hickory Island Drive
Haslett, MI 48840
United States
517-339-2246 (Phone)
HOME PAGE: http://www.cooley.edu
Feedback to SSRN

Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 222
Downloads: 24

© 2015 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo8 in 0.297 seconds