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What is an Automatic Temporary Restraining Order ATRO and how does it work in Orange County California?

Automatic Restraining Order FAQ:  What is an Automatic Temporary Restraining Order (ATRO) and how does it work? What is an Automatic Temporary Restraining Order and How Does It Work in California? In California, ATRO stands for Automatic Temporary Restraining Order. An ATRO is not the same as a protective order, and it is not intended…
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My OC Spouse Falsely Accused me of Child Abuse; Do I need an Attorney for my Defense?

How to Handle False Allegations of Child Abuse in Orange County, California

How to Handle False Allegations of Child Abuse in OC CA - Unfortunately, falsely being accused of child abuse is not uncommon when it comes to divorce and child custody. Making an allegation is simple, especially when the child in question is too young to understand or to speak up. Child abuse accusations can have disastrous consequences unless they are dealt with right away. A skilled family lawyer in Southern California can help you face and deal with false accusations of child abuse and to find the best custody and visitation arrangement for your child.

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Restraining Orders and Protective Orders in Orange County

Restraining Orders and Protective Orders in Orange County California

A restraining order, also known as a protective order, can be issued in California to protect one person from physical or sexual abuse, threats, stalking, or harassment. It may be issued to prevent domestic violence, or it may be issued to protect someone from a stranger. When a protective order is issued, the ‘protected person’ receives protection from the ‘restrained person’.

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Rihanna and Chris Brown Back Together

As of few days ago, the news headlines have read, "Rihanna and Chris Brown back together." Former couple Rihanna and Chris Brown are now officially back together. Approximately four years ago this couple was in the headlines for the physical abuse Mr. Brown inflicted upon Rihanna. This matter has been controversial with many fans voicing…
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When should I get a restraining order?

Restraining orders may be requested when you are in an abusive relationship. You may be asking yourself, "When should I get a restraining order? "  If you feel that your life, or the life of your children is in danger it is important to immediately seek assistance. Domestic violence can range from physical abuse to emotional…
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What Does Domestic Violence Consist of?

Domestic Violence is abuse in either a physical or verbal form. Many individuals find themselves asking, "What does domestic violence consist of?" Domestic violence takes on many forms; for instance, physical abuse can range from bruises, scratches, or any physical marks that are inflicted upon an individual. Further, if an individual does not allow the other person…
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When to Request a Restraining Order

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship it may be necessary to obtain a restraining order. Domestic violence is not only harmful to the victim, but also to the victims children. The children should not be in a hostile or dangerous environment. Although leaving the situation, or abuser may be difficult,…
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How to Identify Domestic Violence or Domestic Abuse

Domestic violence is known as the usage of behavior in any relationship that is used to increase, or preserve power and control over an intimate companion. Abuse can be bodily, sensual, emotive, fiscal or psychological in form. In addition, abuse can also be in the form of intimidations of actions that attempt to control or…
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How do I get a Copy of My Restraining Order?

After a divorce preceding it is beneficial to obtain a copy of the restraining order. By obtaining a copy of the restraining order there will be no questions as to what the terms of the order state. Both parties should obtain a copy following the court hearing. It is important that each party obeys these…
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Chad Johnson and Wife are Calling it Quits Due to Domestic Violence Allegations

Many of you may be familiar with Mr. Chad Johnson from his previous career with the Cincinatti Bengals or his appearance on Dancing with the Stars. According to reports of domestic abuse between Chad and his wife regarding a dispute which resulting in Chad head butting Mrs. Lozada over an argument. The argument according to…
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