A civil protection order – sometimes known as a restraining order – is a court order that requires one party (the defendant) to remain a certain distance from the person requesting the order. It provides protection to the filing person, provided he or she can prove there is a risk to their safety based on […]

Family Law Protection Orders

Protection orders are a method for preventing contact between people. If a person feels threatened by someone, he or she can request a protection order from the court and the person against whom the order is filed is banned from coming within a certain distance of the protected person or from performing certain acts, such […]