A Carroll County judge yesterday dismissed a temporary protective order that he had extended Jan. 8 against Carmen Amedori, who was accused by her ex-husband of abusing their daughter.
Amedori is the chairwoman for the county's charter board and the wife of State's Attorney Jerry F. Barnes.
The dismissal by Circuit Judge Francis M. Arnold means no illegal conduct occurred, Barnes said yesterday.
The teen-ager, who is Barnes' stepdaughter, will be 18 on Feb. 23. She has been living with her father, Robert DePaola, of Fairfield, Pa., since before DePaola sought the protective order against his ex-wife on Jan. 2, Barnes said.