No-contact Orders (NCO) are issued as part of criminal cases. They can be issued by Municipal, District and Superior courts. There is no filing fee and the protected person need... more
First, you have to have a relationship with the person you are seeking an order against. You must have one of the following relationships to qualify for a restraining order:
Written by attorney Carolyn Elsey, almost 4 years ago.
What is an ex parte restraining order?.
This is an order issued by the court in emergency circumstances to prevent some kind of injury. It can prohibit contact between people (and kids), prevent... more
Written by attorney Brian Dinday, about 4 years ago.
The Problem with Civil Restraining Orders in California.
It is easy to file wild accusations of domestic violence, even totally false ones. It is today's best "Gotcha". It is free. It is permanent... more