If you are considering an Orange County restraining order attorney to help with your domestic violence case. It is important to know what the requirements are to obtain a restraining order in California. There are certain criteria that must be met in order to qualify for a restraining order. In California, it is up to the judge to determine if you need a restraining order, what the terms will be and for how long.
If you need a restraining order you will want to have documented proof or witnesses who have witnessed the abuse. This evidence you can show in court when the judge is trying to ascertain whether a restraining order is necessary. If there are children involved they may also be included in the restraining order. It is important that at anytime if you feel threatened or have endured abuse you report it to the police right away. You may also want to immediately contact a family law attorney for further information on divorce and restraining orders.
Restraining orders are often requested if you are being threatened, have endured physical abuse, or have fear of further harm from an individual. If you feel that you have a restraining order matter please do not hesitate to speak to a legal professional. They will help you request a restraining order from the court. Ultimately, it will be the judge who will decide if a restraining order is in your best interest. When going through a divorce temporary restraining orders may also be issued.
When retaining an attorney for your restraining order or divorce matter you will want to find one in your area. If you will be filing in Orange County, Yanez & Associates offers a free initial consultation. During the consultation please come prepared with any questions you have. The attorneys will be able to give you suggestions on the next steps to take in your matter. If you need further clarification on specific issues please do not hesitate to ask. Please call 714-971-8000 for your free consultation!