Can a family member file an order of protection against you?

Can a family member file an order of protection against you?

An order of protection is essentially a restraining order that is specifically against a member of the same household or family member. According to the state of South Carolina, you can file an order of protection against a spouse, former spouse, someone with whom you share a child, a partner you live with, or a partner with whom you used to live.

Where can I get an order of protection?

We handle complex financial and custodial matters and litigate issues ranging from equitable distribution, child and spousal support, paternity, and orders of protection as partners with Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP. We also draft prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Is it dangerous to have a protective order against someone?

It makes it seem like the domestic violence was your fault as much as it was their fault. It is dangerous for you. If you each have protective orders against each other, the police may not know what to do when there is a problem. You might have trouble getting the police to arrest the abusive person for violating your order.

Can a protection order be served outside of Clark County?

If (1) you have provided insufficient information to locate the adverse party, or (2) the adverse party is a minor, or (3) the adverse party resides outside Clark County or in another state, it will be your responsibility to contact the proper law enforcement agency where the adverse party resides in order to have the protection order served.

How to file a protective order in municipal court?

1 Name, date of birth, and address of the person you are seeking protection from 2 Past or present court proceedings involving yourself and the person from whom you seek protection 3 Address and phone number of the person where the Protective Order can be served

How to get an order of protection in Minnesota?

If you want to ask the court for an Order for Protection (OFP) from domestic abuse, we suggest that you try to get help from a domestic abuse advocate who knows the process and can support you through all of the steps. Violence Free Minnesota has a statewide online directory of advocacy agencies.

When to contact the court for an order of protection?

If appropriate, the officer will contact the court after hours to request the Court grant an Emergency Order of Protection.

What is an order of protection in California?

An Order of Protection is a court order that is issued to stop a person from committing domestic violence or from contacting other people protected by the order.