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Temporary Protective Orders

Love can hurt but it does not have to. A Family Violence Protective Order or Restraining Order is an order issued by a court to protect an individual or individuals from violence and/or stalking from a spouse, family member or roommate.

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Who can get a family violence protective order?

A person and/or a minor child who has experienced an act of family violence by:

  • A past or present spouse
  • A parent, step-parent, foster parent
  • A child, step-child, foster child
  • A roommate or former roommate

What qualifies as an “act of violence”?
  • A felony
  • Simple battery
  • Battery
  • Assault
  • Unlawful restraint
  • Stalking
  • Criminal damage to property
  • Criminal trespass

TPOs can be in effect for three, six or twelve months depending on the facts of the case.
Call us for a free consultation to discuss your case.