Archives for Restraining Orders

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Restraining Order Hearing

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have been in the news a lot lately. A new breakup between the two has caused domestic violence allegations to be alleged by both of them throughout their relationship. Amber has accused Johnny of domestic violence on multiple occasions and has even provided pictures; at this point no charges have been filed against either party. At the restraining order hearing that is coming up in a couple days, Amber claims that it will be granted because Johnny will not file any paperwork in response. Why wouldn’t Johnny defend the restraining order? To most people a
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Temporary Restraining Orders in San Diego

If someone has filed or been granted a temporary restraining order against you in San Diego, you likely have questions about what this means for you. Having a restraining order against you, even a temporary one, can have significant implications on your work, home, and family life. A restraining order is most commonly filed amidst domestic violence allegations, where the alleged victim files an order against the person who has been conducting the violent acts. Restraining Order Basics When a person has a demonstrated fear of harm or bodily injury, they may file for a temporary restraining order against the
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Abuse and Harassment Laws in San Diego

In California, as in several other states, there are laws designed to protect someone from being physically or sexually abused, threatened, stalked or harassed. A restraining order (also referred to as a protective order) is a court order that a person can obtain to protect himself or herself from contact from the person being abusive or harassing. The court proceedings to obtain the protective order are separate from criminal charges, which often occur in criminal court simultaneously with the need for a protective order. Restraining orders can be personal conduct orders which orders to stop specific acts against everyone named
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Gun Restraining Orders will be a Reality in California

California is now the first and only state that allows family members to ask a judge to order the removal of firearms from a relative who poses a threat. Governor Jerry Brown signed the new legislation, AB 1014, into law last year. In some states law enforcement officers can ask a judge for an order allowing them to seize guns from those whom they deem to be a danger. The new California law also gives law enforcement officers this same option as well as extending it to family members. The law was introduced in response to a deadly rampage last
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