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Restraining Order Lawyers in San Diego

Restraining Order Defense in San Diego, Riverside & Orange Counties

A restraining order is a court order that prohibits a person from contacting another person. It is also known as a “restraining order” or “no-contact order”. A restraining order is a type of civil action that is filed in a California court. Once a restraining order is issued, a law enforcement officer must be notified and must serve the restrained person with the order. The restrained person is usually a family member or an ex-spouse or significant other. The person who has obtained the restraining order is usually a victim of domestic violence.

What Is a Restraining Order Violation?

A restraining order violation occurs when a person violates the restraining order. A restraining order violation can result in criminal charges. A restraining order violation is a type of misdemeanor. A restraining order violation is a criminal charge that is punishable by up to 6 months in county jail and a fine of up to $1,000. If a restraining order violation results in an assault, it can be charged as a felony instead.

How Does Someone Violate a Restraining Order?

There are many ways that a restraining order can be violated. One of the most common ways is through contact. A restraining order prohibits the restrained person from contacting the protected person. 

Other ways that a restraining order can be violated include:

  • Going to the protected person's home or workplace
  • Following the protected person
  • Photographing or video recording the protected person
  • Stalking the protected person
  • Harassing the protected person

What Are the Penalties for Violating a Restraining Order?

The penalties for violating a restraining order depend on the specific circumstances of the case. A restraining order violation can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. The penalties for a restraining order violation will depend on the specific circumstances of the case. 

The penalties for a restraining order violation can include:

  • Up to 1 year in county jail
  • A fine of up to $2,000
  • Counseling
  • Restitution

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If you are on the receiving end of a restraining order and would like to understand your next steps, reach out to Don’t Talk Legal Center. Call us at (858) 544-1386 or complete our online form today.

Commonly Asked Questions

What steps should I take immediately after receiving a restraining order in San Diego?

Upon receiving a restraining order in San Diego, it's important to read the order carefully, comply with all its terms, and avoid any contact with the protected person. You should also seek legal counsel promptly to discuss your situation and potential defense strategies. Acting quickly can help you respond effectively to the restraining order and minimize its impact on your life.

How can Don’t Talk Legal Center assist me with a restraining order issue in San Diego?

Don’t Talk Legal Center can provide guidance and representation if you're dealing with a restraining order issue in San Diego. Our team can help you understand the implications of the order, represent you in court, and work towards a resolution that protects your interests. Contacting us for an initial consultation is the first step to addressing your restraining order concerns.

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