Posts Tagged ‘temporary restraining order’

What Are My Rights With Restraining Orders?

We have rules to protect us and there are legal consequences for those who break those rules. Restraining orders or protection orders keep you, your property, your legal rights, and your children safe before something drastic happens. It is a court order directing someone to do or not to do certain things. It is an… Continue reading →

Temporary Restraining Orders

California takes a very strict view of domestic violence, and proof of such violence carries significant consequences. Even an allegation of abuse can have an immediate effect on the alleged abuser’s freedom. If you have been abused or threatened, you can apply for an ex-parte temporary protective order or temporary restraining order from the Superior… Continue reading →

Do you need a restraining order?

During the emotionally difficult time leading to and during the divorce process, it is not uncommon for a spouse to suffer from physical abuse or threatening behavior.  Despite the understandable stress of your situation, it is never okay for domestic violence to occur. Are you a victim of domestic violence?  If so, you need to… Continue reading →

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What is harassment?

Under California law CCP Section 527.6, “a person who has suffered harassment may seek a temporary restraining order and an injunction prohibiting harassment. The legal definition of harassment, for the purpose of getting a civil harassment order, is unlawful violence, which includes assault, battery, threats, stalking, repeated telephone calls, emails, or safety for your family…. Continue reading →