T.R.O. Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of T.R.O., written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is T.R.O.?

n. Slang for the legal term “temporary restraining order.”

Temporary Restraining Order is the courts order for temporarily prohibiting or telling a party to stop acting or behaving in the way they are behaving. Normally it is applicable in cases of enstranged marriages where the court asks the anyone of the party to stop harming and harrassing the spouse after he/she appears before the judge. The court decides on a date for hearing from other party and then decides whether to make TRO permanent.