California works to protect individuals facing harassment through civil harassment restraining orders. A Civil Harassment Restraining Order can keep someone, by law, from stalking, threatening, harassing, or abusing you. If you need a restraining order, call Hurwitz Law Group so that our Los Angeles restraining order attorney for help.
You can file for a civil harassment restraining order if you are experiencing one of the following in a way that seriously annoys or scares you:
If you need a restraining order, call our Los Angeles restraining order attorney for help. Attorney Brian Hurwitz can work with you personally to ensure that you and those you love receive the protection you need.
To file a Civil Harassment Restraining Order, the person you want to restrain CANNOT be:
These types of persons require a Domestic Violence Restraining Order.
A civil harassment restraining order can be filed to protect you from:
When you file a restraining order, you must prove that the person you are wishing to restrain has harmed you or threatened to harm you, or that they have harassed you in a way that has scared or annoyed you (including stalking).
Actions are considered “harassment” for the purposes of California law if they involve
A restraining order goes beyond simply requesting that the restrained person behave themselves.
A restraining order is a legal order from a court, meaning that the restrained person would face serious consequences if they were to break their order. Because restraining orders are entered into the California’s law enforcement database, if you are harassed after obtaining a restraining order, you can contact law enforcement for help and protection.
Among other things, the restraining order can legally require the restrained person to:
A restraining order can provide relief from individuals whose unwanted and sometimes dangerous attention seems relentless.
The initial restraining order, issued immediately after you file, is temporary – it will only last until your court date. However, if the court decides to issue a restraining order, that order can last anywhere from one to five years.
Our LA restraining order lawyer Brian Hurwitz can help you file for the protection you need to live with peace of mind. Attorney Brian Hurwitz takes on each client’s case personally, listening to their story and advocating for them in court. If you’re considering taking the complex and sometimes-emotional legal journey toward a restraining order, don’t do it alone; give our office a call today.