Three Requirements To Obtain A Restraining Order

We’ve all seen the shows where a disagreement between a couple escalates and the police arrive on the scene, only to be unable to assist with what they consider a “domestic issue”. In real life though, the situation is much different. Once called to your home on a...

Have Some Restraint

When situations escalate and become heated, the results can be catastrophic. Often times when couples or families fight, emotions run high and sometimes police intervention is requested. The problem with jumping the gun and calling for help is that once the...

How Can I Defend Against A Restraining Order?

Certain criminal charges seem more socially unacceptable than others. Being arrested for a sex crime or having a victim’s protective order (VPO) issued against carry certain stigmas that are considered socially unacceptable. Your reputation is at risk in these types...

Protective Orders: To Keep, Or Not To Keep?

Most times a victim’s protective (VPO) order isn’t worth the paper it’s written on. This is usually because these orders are considered domestic disputes and the authorities are hesitant to get involved. Or, with a truly volatile person, being served with the...

Not So Civil Divorce

Technically a divorce proceeding is a civil case. But there are instances where the parties may not act so civilly. Divorces can be emotionally charged, and when one of the parties acts out on that emotion the need for a restraining order may arise. The attorneys at...