Restraining orders, which are often also referred to as orders of protection, are legal injunctions that mandate that one individual stay away from another individual due to allegations or suspicions that the first individual may physically harm the other. Restraining orders are generally put in place in cases that involves allegations of:
While restraining orders are very similar in nature to orders of protection (and the two terms are often used interchangeably), the difference between these two types of legal injunctions is that restraining orders have a wider scope. Specifically, while both restraining orders and protection orders legally prevent an individual from coming into physical contact with their alleged victim(s) (and from trying to contact the alleged victim via telephone, email or other forms of communication), restraining orders can also include stipulations for:
Staying away from specific locations or property addresses
Child custody agreements
Spousal support payments
Other matters that may be related to a divorce or legal separate case.
Defense against Restraining Orders
When a temporary restraining order has been put in place by the courts, it’s critical that the person being restrained by this order has skilled defense lawyers defending their rights in order to:
Minimize the chances that a permanent restraining order will be put in place
Mount them a formidable defense case against any criminal charges associated with the restraining order
Prevent them from losing some of their civil rights, including potentially their right to own guns.
At the Adams Law Firm, we have experience defending our Clients against restraining orders, and we know how to sift through wrongful allegations of abuse in order to clear our Clients’ names and protect their rights.
If you have been accused of domestic violence and need help dealing with a restraining order, contact the trusted Denver domestic violence defense attorneysat the Adams Law Firm. For years, we have been fiercely defending the rights of the accused, and we are dedicated to helping our Clients build the strongest possible defense in order to help them resolve their cases as advantageously as possible. To set up a free initial consult and learn more about your legal rights, call us at (720) 333-9490.
Why Hire Us
When facing any type of criminal charge, the accused will want to secure the strongest possible defense representation in order to reduce the chances of conviction, the possibility of having to submit to harsh sentences and the chances of having a permanent criminal record.
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