Q: I have a pfa on my ex. What happens if I go out to a public place and he is there, do I leave or does he leave?
A: In a world where everyone follows the law and court orders, the ex is supposed to leave so as to avoid triggering an arrest. However, more realistically, if the holder of the PFA sees the ex, she should think about avoiding the scene and leaving. This will protect the holder of the PFA from accusations by hostile judges that the holder triggered a confrontation.
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