Los Angeles Restraining Order Violation Attorney
Facing Charges for Violating a Restraining Order?
Violating a restraining order can bring serious jail time, especially when it's tied to any sort of domestic violence charge. Restraining orders, also known as a protective order, is issued by a court in order to prevent an individual from harassing, stalking, abusing physically or threatening someone. In the case of domestic violence, the person who filed the complaint may get a restraining order against the accused in order to prevent him or her from retaliating. Many television shows have demonstrated the police encouraging the alleged victim to get a restraining order, because violating this order in any way brings immediate arrest and potentially jail time.
Information About Restraining Orders
A restraining order issued by a judge can order you to have "no contact" with the person who requested the restraining order even if they contact you. You may even be ordered to move of of your house and will be required to follow any child support payments, child custody arrangements, and child visitation orders. Neither you are the person who requested the restraining order can come to some mutual agreement to cancel the order. Only the judge has this authority.
However, our law firm may be able to convince the court to a "peaceful contact" order between two parties. This type of order will require the defendant to not annoy, threaten, harass, or commit an act of violence.
Skilled Domestic Violence Attorneys
At Eisner Gorin LLP, our criminal defense attorneys work with numerous people, and families, involved in domestic violence disputes. Once someone makes a domestic violence accusation, the police are bound by the law to investigate that crime even if the accuser recants. This means that if someone gets into a heated argument without committing any type of crime, they can still be arrested, charged and prosecuted even though their significant other denies anything happened. As a result, having a skilled lawyer by your side before, during and even after a trial can be the difference between years in prison and walking away free.
If you have been charged with a restraining order violation in Los Angeles County, including the San Fernando Valley, contact our law firm today at 877-781-1570. With decades of combined experience, including a number of years in the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, our attorneys can help provide a unique defense geared towards protecting your future. We understand how difficult these charges can be and we have experience dealing with California Penal Code Section 273.6 which covers these types of judicial orders.
Call us today and let us defend your future, your freedom and your family.