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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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Restraining Orders

Restraining Order Attorneys in Orange County Guide

California Restraining Orders

In California, a restraining order, also known as a protective order, is one type of court order that is intended to protect a person from certain actions by another person. These actions include physical abuse, sexual abuse, threats, stalking, or harassment.

The person that the restraining order protects is called the protected person, and the person from whom they are protected is called the restrained person.

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Reasons to Request a Restraining Order

Reasons to request a restraining order will vary from person to person. Many times a restraining order will be requested if another individual is harassing, or threatening to harm the other individual, or their children. The restraining order is necessary to protect an individual from harm. In order to obtain a restraining order the individual will need to appear in court and present their case in front of a judge. The judge will determine whether their is a substantial claim in order to grant a restraining order.

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