Can a restraining order be canceled?

Domestic violence restraining orders issued after a hearing can typically last anywhere from six months to five years. However, a domestic violence restraining order can be modified or terminated when both sides agree, or the court grants a request to terminate or modify the order. The burden of proving that a protective order should be [...]

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What is a Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVROs) are civil orders that provide protection from imminent danger of abuse, harassment, or stalking by a family or household member. A DVRO may be obtained while a dissolution is pending or before any proceeding has begun. A DVRO can: Order the abuser to stay away from you, your children, other [...]

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What are the types of domestic violence offenses in California?

Domestic violence refers to a wide range of behaviors. It can be difficult to determine whether certain behaviors or threatening words are sufficient to establish enough evidence for a restraining order to be issued. Sometimes, although rude and obnoxious behavior may cause anguish and fear, the behavior may not be sufficient for a court to [...]

fotex2023-10-25T22:38:48-07:00October 25th, 2023||

What are the main types of restraining orders?

Protective orders are designed to protect victims of domestic violence from further harm. Protective orders can be issued on an emergency, temporary or permanent basis.  Emergency protective orders can be issued in cases of imminent domestic violence, child endangerment, child abduction, stalking or elder or dependent adult abuse. The process of obtaining emergency protective orders is [...]

fotex2023-10-25T22:38:00-07:00October 25th, 2023||
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