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If you are considering filing a protection order or want to learn more about the process, be sure to read our entire 4 article series.
So, what is a protection order? Protection orders are used to protect a person from harm from another person. Protection orders are legally enforceable and carry criminal implications if violated.
Protection orders can be issued for:
Although most of us have a general understanding of harassment and domestic abuse, the legal definition is different. In order to obtain a protection order, you need to meet the legal standard imposed under the law.
Your attorney will assist you in determining which type of protection order best meets your needs. Fortunately, if you apply for the wrong type, the Court will not dismiss your matter. Rather, it is just reassigned under the correct type.
If you are in the midst of a custody or divorce proceeding, you will want to discuss how a protection order will impact your case with your attorney. These proceedings can be intertwined and can cause unanticipated ramifications if not strategically planned out.
We can help. Our family law team understands first-hand what you are going through and is here to help guide you through the process with compassion and care. Give us a call at 605-702-4997 for a free initial consultation to discuss your rights and options.
This is not what you do every day. It is what we do. Let us help provide the resources you need to make an informed decision.
We’re ready to start this journey with you.
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