Restraining orders place restrictions on an individual who is accused of domestic violence, stalking, or another serious criminal offense. Restraining orders can require an individual to:
In California, there are many types of protective court orders that are used for specific occasions. Some of the orders include:
When you retain our firm's Southern California criminal defense lawyer, we can help you fight against the restraining order that has been placed against you. It is imperative that you take immediate action to defend yourself against such an order because a violation could result in serious penalties. With years of experience, our firm can help you take action and build a defense to get the restraining order removed. When preparing to tell your side of the story, you should have your lawyer file an answer to the temporary restraining order before the hearing date. You have the right to be defended and to have the resources needed to potentially achieve a successful result.
With a restraining order, your Second Amendment right to carry a gun can be impacted. In addition, your employment can be jeopardized. Defending yourself against a restraining order is not an easy process. At The Karpel Law Group, we can help you properly challenge the restraining order issuance by convincing the court that it is not necessary. Contact our firm at your earliest convenience to fight the restraining order that is being issued against you.