Restraining orders are issued if an act of domestic violence has occurred or an order of protection is necessary to prevent an act of domestic violence from occurring in the future.
A restraining order is a powerful tool for a victim of domestic violence that can lead to serious charges against the perpetrator. However, there are many that can misuse the justice system by misusing the restraining order as means to harass an innocent spouse from a home, or in custody battles.
It is crucial to know the basics of the process of obtaining an order of protection. If you or anyone you know is in need of a restraining order, talk to one of our experienced attorneys. We are here to help you, from start to finish. We understand the emotional turmoil in these times of need and we can help. We are only one call away!