Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Orders
In cases of domestic abuse, many seek to move forward with their lives and feel safe from their aggressors. A restraining order can be helpful in this process. These documents offer legal protection from the abuser and can bring many victims security and peace of mind. Many seek domestic violence temporary restraining orders in order to help them transition to a life free and safe from their aggressors.
Who Can File a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order
There are many types of restraining orders and it is important to know what kind you are seeking for your unique situation. A person can file a domestic violence restraining order against another if:
- They have a history of romantic involvement or cohabitation (married, divorced, separated, registered domestic partnership, have a child together, dating or used to date, live together or used to live together)
- They are related by blood or by law (mother or mother-in-law, father or father-in-law, child or stepchild or legally adopted child, grandparent or grandparent-in-law, grandchild or grandchild-in-law, sister or sister-in-law, brother or brother-in-law, stepparent, daughter-in-law or son-in-law)
If these circumstances do not apply to your situation, it is still possible to obtain a different kind of restraining order.
Contact a San Jose Restraining Order Attorney Today
If you are seeking a domestic violence temporary restraining order and live in the San Jose area, it is vitally important that you obtain the legal representation you need. The legal team at the Law Office of Daniel Jensen, P.C., is committed to helping you and your family through these complicated times. Call (408) 296-4100 to talk to a San Jose restraining order lawyer about the specifics of your situation today.