Restraining orders and stalking protective orders are meant to protect an individual from being victimized by domestic violence by keeping an abusive partner or family away from the individual. These court orders could be wrongfully requested, however, by an individual who has not actually been abused in any way. Protective orders are only issued in Oregon if the petitioner suffered any of the following at the hands of a family member or household member:
Do not hesitate to consult with a Portland criminal defense attorney if a restraining order has been taken out against you. You should not have to be kicked out of your home or prevented from spending time with your loved ones due to the overreaction of a spouse, partner, or other member of your household. The Family Abuse Prevention Act is meant to protect individuals from domestic violence, but can also be abused by individuals who do not need protection. Take action today if a restraining order has been petitioned or taken out against you for alleged domestic abuse. Neal Weingart, Attorney at Law, LLC can provide the capable and aggressive defense that you need.
In order to successfully fight a restraining order, you need a criminal defense lawyer with extensive courtroom experience and an understanding of the prosecution. I have represented hundreds of trial cases and know what your opponent can and cannot do to prosecute your case. Domestic violence charges can have a serious impact on your life and family relations, so do not wait to retain a skilled lawyer. Contact my firm as soon as possible to fight your restraining order and take the first step in your defense.