A woman who was the sole caregiver of her dementia-ridden mother and her mentally retarded sister had personal protection orders (PPOs) obtained against her in 2012. This was after someone alerted the authorities about her conduct in a case of family violence.
She is now asking the courts to lift the five-year-old protection orders, but a family court has rejected her bid. District Judge Azmin Jailani instead varied the orders as sought by the Adult Protective Services (APS) on behalf of the mother and sister to make them more restrictive.
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