Restraining Order Violations
Often while a criminal case is pending, or after conviction, a court will issue a restraining order. A violation of a restraining order can occur and result in a criminal charge, alone or with other criminal charges. Often times, there is a simultaneous violation of probation.
Courts do not take lightly any violation of a properly served restraining order. Such orders are often issued in the context of the domestic violence case, while the case is pending and after conviction.
The mere accusation of the violation of a restraining order can result in your immediate incarceration. These criminal matters should be taken very seriously, as it can result in significant incarceration and fines.
It is imperative that you contact The Law Offices of Paula Drake at the first accusation that the order was violated. Criminal Defense Attorney Paula Drake can help you contest an excessive or invalid order, to prevent the possibility of future violations and resulting criminal charges.