If you have been served with notice that a temporary restraining order has been issued and you believe there is no legal basis for the order, you have the right to object to a permanent order at the hearing scheduled by the court.
If you have been served with a notice that someone has filed a request for a protective order against you in California, you may be surprised or you may be expecting the notification. Either way, it is imperative that you take the matter seriously. One of your first questions may “Can I Contest a Request for a Protective Order in California?”
If you have been charged with a criminal offense in San Diego that involves an alleged victim, a No Contact Order was likely issued by the court at your initial hearing. A No Contact Order, or NCO, prohibits contact between you and the alleged victim during the pendency of the case. “No Contact Order in San Diego: What Do I Do If the Victim Wants to Drop the Order?”
In San Diego, an individual may request a restraining order, also referred to as an injunction, if the individual is the victim of domestic violence, feels threatened or harassed, or is being stalked. If the court is convinced that an injunction is needed, a temporary restraining order will be issued “Restraining Order in San Diego: Can I Own a Gun if I Have an Injunction Against Me?”
Restraining and protective orders are court issued orders limiting or prohibiting an individual from contacting the alleged victim of a crime. The names for each order are essentially synonymous. In criminal matters, the court is authorized to issue restraining orders, which are generally referred to as criminal protective orders, to “Criminal Protective Orders and Restraining Orders”