Of the restraining order lawyers in San Mateo County California (CA), Redwood City 94063, San Francisco 94101 and the surrounding areas, Ross Green is one of the only lawyers who has experience as both a Deputy District Attorney and a Criminal Defense Attorney. With experience from both sides of the aisle, Ross Green has the knowledge required for your case. Whether you are trying to obtain a restraining order or defending yourself against one, Contact the Law Offices of Ross Green for a Free Consultation.
If you have suffered harassment or stalking, a restraining order can protect you and your loved ones. A restraining order can prevent a wrongdoer from coming within 100 yards of you, your home, your car and your family members. These orders are commonly referred to as no contact or no harassment orders. If you want to know where you can get a restraining or how you can get a restraining order, The Law Offices of Ross Green can help you navigate through the legal process.
On the other hand, if someone has sought a restraining order against you, it is important to assert your rights, as a restraining order can turn innocent conduct into a crime resulting in jail. Additionally, a restraining order can terminate your right to own a gun.
A violation of a restraining order is normally charged as a misdemeanor but can be a felony in a few situations. Either way, violating a restraining order can result in jail time, fines, and probation.
Potential Penalties for Violating a Restraining Order
• Misdemeanor Jail Time (Up to 1 Year)
• Felony Jail Time (Up to 3 Years)
• Informal/ Formal Probation (Up to 3 Years)
• Permanent Criminal Record
• Ban from Possessing Firearms
Common Defenses to Restraining Order Violations
• Improper Service of Order
• Lack of Knowledge of Order
• False Statements to Police by Accuser
• Voluntary Intoxication
Criminal Defense Lawyer for Restraining Orders and Violations
Selecting an attorney is often a difficult process. Be sure to discuss with whomever you choose, any and all viable options and defenses. Whether you are trying to obtain a restraining order or defending yourself against one, Contact the Law Offices of Ross Green for a Free Consultation. Ross Green has over eight years of experience related to restraining orders, both no contact and no harassment orders. All possible options will be explored and your rights clearly explained.
You need a restraining order lawyer that will work with you personally, and a lawyer with a strong presence in the courtroom. Ross Green is one of the premier restraining order lawyers in San Mateo County California (CA), Redwood City 94063, San Francisco 94101 and the surrounding areas.