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Is There a Restraining Order Against You?

Put over 70 years of legal experience on your side!

One of the most common reasons that restraining orders are issued is because of domestic violence. Unfortunately, claims of domestic violence are often unfounded and based solely on the emotions of one party. A restraining order can wreak havoc on the alleged offender’s life and relationships, which is why you deserve to have someone fighting for your rights.

Our firm is deeply committed to our clients and is known for fighting tirelessly to secure favorable outcomes. If you are faced with a restraining order and believe it may be unsubstantiated, you require the assistance of our St. Augustine criminal defense attorneys. By taking legal action, we may be able to protect both your reputation and your future.

The Consequences Associated with a Restraining Order

Domestic violence is defined as any act of assault, sexual battery, or aggravated stalking against one family member committed by another. Supposed victims can file a petition and may receive either a temporary or more permanent restraining order. While the court attempts to evaluate the circumstances before granting an order, unfair decisions are unfortunately quite common.

A restraining order can require an alleged offender to:

  • Pay child or spousal support
  • Refrain from contacting their children or loved ones
  • Pay for treatment or counseling sessions
  • Leave their home and live somewhere else
  • Give up their rights to firearms
  • Relinquish their child custody rights

A restraining order can turn your life upside down and cause you to forfeit the close relationships you have with your children. While the damaging aftermath cannot be denied, you are not alone. At Albaugh Law Firm, you have advocates on your side every step of the way.

Protection from a St. Augustine Criminal Defense Lawyer

Accused domestic violence offenders have benefitted from our firm’s aggressive representation for many decades and we believe you could experience the same relief. We’ll do whatever we can to erase such a social stigma from your life.

The sooner you call, the sooner we can help. Get in touch with us today and take back your future.