Can I file a civil harassment ( restraining order) even if I am an illegal alien

Asked over 1 year ago - Manteca, CA

My ex-boyfrie's wife has treated me in a text message can I file a restraining order against her even though she's an American citizen and I am illegal alien , my ex and I have two kids together ,, she has also treated with calling immigration on me, can the court grant me restriction order ?!

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Yes. The court will move to protect you the same way it will anyone else. You will not be asked about your immigration status, don't worry.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  2. Thomas Esparza Jr.

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    Answered . Yes, you can file for a restraining order. good luck. by the way, manteca means grease in spanish. be careful

    The advice that I give in each answer or legal is not intended to take the place of an in person consultation. A... more
  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Yes, you can file.

    But, meet with an immigration lawyer before doing so ... it might not be 'wise' to do so.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more

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