Orders of Protection Lawyers In Albany, NY
An Order of Protection, otherwise known as a “Restraining Order” are issued by judges. They basically require the defendant to cease any and all contact with another person named in the filing. The orders can differ. Some are complete “Stay Away” orders that will ban in-person contact, texts, phone conversations, e-mails, social networking and communication through other people. It’s important to understand that violating an Order of Protection can result in what’s called “Criminal Contempt” which in certain cases is a felony.
Seeking a Restraining Order
If your in a negative situation and being continually harassed or abused, we can come to the rescue. As experienced Albany family lawyers, our experience with setting up expedited Orders of Protection is second to none. We can get a judge to issue you a temporary or permanent restraining order based on any number of circumstances. You may be the victim of harassment, abuse, neglect or domestic violence. Whatever the case may be, our attorneys are here to help you in a speedy, swift capacity.
Defense Against a Restraining Order
If you have a restraining order against you, it can have serious implications on your life. For example, many of these are filed during divorce or separations. This will mean you won’t be able to return to your home. If you have children or lack the finances to go elsewhere, the impact in all likelihood will be devastating. Whether the order is temporary or permanent, RCM Law Offices can help defend you against any Orders of Protection set up by a spouse or another person.
When you retain us as counsel, we”ll examine all the facts of the case and go over a strategy with you. Our restraining order attorneys in Albany, NY and surrounding areas are highly experienced in these matters. The worst thing you could do is make an attempt to call the person that filed the order. You’ll be breaking the law and find yourself in much deeper trouble. Contact RCM Law Offices today for a completely free consultation on defense against restraining orders.