If I had a restraining order placed against me 6 years ago during a divorce does that show up on my background check?

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

I was never arrested for the restraining nor was there any infractions placed against me

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  1. Brad S Kane

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    Answered . Probably yes. It will turn up if someone searches the court records in the county where it was issued.

  2. Neil Pedersen

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    Answered . Prior legal actions against you are commonly very easy to find by a simple and cheap internet search. Assume it will be found and govern your conduct accordingly.

    Good luck to you.

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  3. Christine C McCall

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    Answered . Why guess or predict? Order your copy of your State Dept of Justice criminal record. Use Google (CA Live Scan) for outlets. It's fast, cheap, reliable. If the R.O. was domestic violence-based, you should also order your NCIC record through the FBI web-site.

    My responses to questions on Avvo are never intended as legal advice and must not be relied upon as legal advice.... more

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