Restraining orders are court orders that protect a person from another party who poses or could pose a threat.
Read on to learn more about the options you can take to protect yourself, how to get a restraining order in California, and how a Rancho Cucamonga divorce lawyer can help.
Anyone can ask for a restraining order in California. As a protected party, these orders prevent you from being stalked, abused, or otherwise threatened by the presence of another person.
In order to apply, you have to fill out the required paperwork. In the forms you fill out, you will need to explain why you’re seeking a protective order.
Upon examining the evidence, a judge will determine whether to grant you a temporary restraining order. Later, this can become a more permanent protective order that lasts five years.
Generally, restraining orders are granted in cases of:
The decision to get a restraining order is something no one takes lightly. It’s likely the circumstances in your life have become difficult to handle without assistance. If you need help, an attorney can review your case today.
Making the decision to seek a protective order is a big deal. When it comes to advocating for your safety and rights, a family lawyer from The Law Office of Laurence J. Brock can help.
Call 909-466-7661 or fill out the form below to contact our office today.