Violating a Workplace Violence Restraining Order
An employer may a seek workplace violence restraining order on behalf of an employee who needs protection from unlawful violence or threats of violence at work. These can last up to three years and protect the employee from harassment and contact. Violating any part of the order will result in a criminal charge, but in the case of an accidental run-in against the restraining order or false accusations, you may be wrongly accused. If you have found yourself in a similar situation, our experienced San Jose criminal defense lawyers can help.
Workplace Violence Restraining Order Restrictions
When an employer files a restraining order as a protection for their employee, the respondent may not:
- Contact employee or members of the employee’s household
- Go near the employee or employee’s family, no matter where they are
- Go near the employee’s work, home, school or employee’s children’s school
- Possess a gun
Violating a restraining order may result in a fine or jail-time, so it is important to respect the parameters of the restraining order so you don’t receive further repercussions.
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