Originated From
QueryCAT

Can I get a restraining order against someone in a different state?

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

2 Answers

Order by
Oldest to Newest
Newest to Oldest
Votes

Yes I believe you can. Speak to a lawyer for more details.

Yes you definitely can, just because someone lives in a different state doesn't mean that they are immune to American law re: restraining orders.  If you think you need one (because you feel threatened or intimidated or believe you are being harrassed), go ahead and contact a lawyer to start dealing with the process. You'll normally get one granted for up to a month without the named person being present - it's just you that attends the initial hearing to grant an "ex parte" (basically a temporary) restraining order.  Learn more about what happens, and the difference, here: Fighting A Restraining Order: Temporary vs. Permanent .  Good luck and I hope that helps!

Related Questions

Other people asked questions on similar topics, check out the answers they received:

Asked: What if a relative brings a child to visit me who ...

what If a person that i am restrained from seeing comes to visit me

Asked: Responding to a 5 day restraining order

How can I respond to a 5 day restraining order, when allegations our false, and locks now changed and personal belonging thrown in trash, I have lived at this residence for 3 years\

Asked: Is the recipent of a California restraining order ...

How does a restraining order affect the future of the receipient in the state of California

Ask a Question... We'll forward it to people who know

More Questions

How do I get a restraining order?

You need to contact a lawyer immediately to get an ex parte restraining order against him. He won't need to be present in court for this, but you will both be invited to a later court hearing (within a month or so) where you argue that it should become a permanent one. Regarding his access to ...

What do i need to know before filing for a restraining order

You should get a restraining order. This article is aimed at people fighting them across state lines, but it explains the process in some helpful detail to you: Fighting A Restraining Order Across State Lines Good luck with this!

Restraining orders in california can a restraining ...

Any details about the restrictions (or exceptions) should be in the paperwork that you were served with - you need to query the details with the person who served them to you (normally a police officer or county sheriff) OR if you're still unsure, you should contact the court where the restraining ...

Unfair trials on breaking restraing orders

Do you have a QUESTION about this subject? What you posted is not a question. If you are just venting, perhaps you would care to supply a few details so we can all understand what it is you're venting about.