Domestic Violence Restraining Orders



Domestic Violence and Civil Restraining Order

Restraining orders are commonly known as protective orders, no-contact orders, and stay away orders. They are typically connected to a domestic violence case. Restraining orders are issued when the court decides that an individual must not have any contact with another person. If someone, such as a spouse, has inflicted injury, threatened to cause injury, stalked, harassed, or even annoyed another individual, the court can issue a restraining order in order to restrict any contact.

A common example would be in a domestic violence case, when the husband may have caused injury to his wife during an argument. The restraining order itself is not a criminal offense, but if an individual violates the order, they could face a misdemeanor charge. 

If you need to file or defend against a Domestic Violence Restraining Order, contact our experienced attorneys and schedule a consultation TODAY.


Common Types of Restraining Orders

The most common types of restraining orders are civil harassment restraining orders and domestic violence restraining orders. 

Civil harassment orders can be used for a wide variety of situations, such as when someone is threatening you, acting violently towards you, or harassing. 

Domestic violence restraining orders are used in domestic situations in which the accused is acting violently, making threats, harassing, stalking, and so on.  These protective orders can be issued on an emergency basis and can be a temporary or permanent restraining order. 

How to Obtain a Restraining Order

Restraining orders are typically obtained by filing a restraining order with the court. Additionally, you can contact The Law Office of Bobette Fleishman to assist you through the process and make sure that you get the restraining order you need. 

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