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    Garner Gets Permanent Protection From Alleged Stalker

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    Looks like Jennifer Garner won't be needing another alias after all.

    The actress was granted a permanent restraining order against a fan she described as "obsessive and harassing" in Los Angeles Superior Court this morning, preventing Steven Burky from coming into contact with either Garner or her burgeoning family for three years.

    Under the terms of the new order, the 36-year-old Burky, who Garner claims has been stalking her since at least 2002, must stay 100 yards away from the actress, world-saving hubby Ben Affleck and their 2-year-old daughter, Violet.

    The alleged stalker is also prohibited from going near the couple's home, Violet's school or Garner's place of work, and the order lasts through Nov. 20, 2011.

    Garner was not present in court for this morning's hearing, but her attorney, celebrity defender extraordinaire Blair Berk, appeared on her behalf.

    Burky, who caused the star to fear for her and her family's safety after sending "packages and letters containing delusional and paranoid thoughts and following me around the country," was barred from contacting the actress earlier this month, when she was granted a temporary restraining order against the man.

    —Additional reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum

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