I was told I was going to get a restrainitng order? allegations that I am stalking my ex when I have proof hes been contactin me

Asked 11 months ago - Westminster, CA

I was setup by the mother of my ex she said that his new "girlfriend" was going to come to the house and if I showed up she was going to beat me up. I was wanting closure with my ex so I went to confront this situation. the I was approached by a woman pretending to be my ex's new girlfriend and she told me I had to leave then I told her I was there then to fight me she then pinned me to the ground and called the police. the police then just told me the battery charges against the other woman would be dropped after she was telling me I would go to jail for assault I do not know why the undercover cop decided to drop the charges and why my ex has not gotten a restraining order after a week. He has called the cops on me before with the same story that im stalking when I am not. what can I do?

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  1. Anthony Michael Solis

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    Answered . You need to stop posting details on a public website and get an attorney to represent you at the restraining order hearing.

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  2. Greg Thomas Hill

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    Answered . For right now, cease any contact at all with your ex. Wait to see if your ex or his new girlfriend file a petition for a domestic violence restraining order under Family Code section 6220, et. seq. Just wait for right now.

    Posting details such as you went to your ex's to "get closure" is an admission of sorts that could be used against you. Mr. Solis' suggestion that you stop posting details is prudent if you were to post another question here. Your ex and his girlfriend have access to this website and can see everything if they want.

  3. Michael Kevin Cernyar

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    Answered . Nothing until a case is filed. And by nothing I mean nothing. Do not contact, harass, or drive by the ex's house, even if baited by phone calls or text messages. If a case is filed then retain the services of an attorney because based upon the facts described above you have an excellent opportunity to prevail in the OC with an attorney. If you refuse or fail to retain an attorney, then your chances decrease tremendously because you don't know when to remain silent. I wish you the best.

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