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Protect Orders and Restraining Orders in Orange County
If you are facing a charge of violating a restraining order
in Orange County or need to obtain a restraining order against
someone, or want to defend yourself against a restraining order
filed against you, call us today for a free consultation.
A protective order is an order preventing you from having any
contact with a particular person and/or a particular place. These
are commonly called “no contact” orders and are routinely
filed against the defendant in a criminal case like a domestic
A no contact order means that the restrained person can have
no contact with the victim at all, even by way of a third party,
except through the Defendant's attorney of record. A violation
of a no contact order is a crime that can land you in jail and
complicate matters tremendously.
A restraining order is civil matter and does not depend on the
existence of a criminal case although they can also accompany
criminal cases. The person seeking the order must show
by clear and convincing evidence that the person who is being
restrained has threatened them or harassed them sufficiently
to deserve a restraining order.
Obtaining or defending a civil restraining order is a civil
action that requires court appearances, and the presentation
of evidence to the judge in a court hearing. If the restraining
order is granted, the result is an order that stays in effect
for 3 years whereby the Respondent cannot have any contact (no
telephone, no mail) with the person who successfully sought the
If any protective Order is granted then the court directs the
State to add this fact in their computer database. Which
means any contact with law enforcement, and a routine search
of that database will reveal the existence of the protective
order. Violation of the order is a crime.
Don’t attempt to handle these types of matter yourself,
call an experienced attorney to assist you. We’re
waiting by the phone to hear from you now.