If there is an order of protection against you can you file an order of protection against that person

Asked over 1 year ago - Brooklyn, NY

Especially if the person keeps harassing you

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  1. Jayson Lutzky

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    Answered . Yes you can request an order of protection. It varies on whether the judge will grant it based upon the facts.

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  2. Howard A. Schwartz

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    Answered . It may not be easy but it is possible. If the person is a family member you can try filing a family offense petition in family court. If the other person's actions rise are criminal an arrest may be in order. You should consider consulting with an attorney. Good luck.

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  3. Lawrence Allen Weinreich

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    Answered . Yes you can. You can do that in Family Court or in Criminal Court if the DA will cooperate. See a family law attorney for assistance.

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  4. Maria C. Tebano

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    Answered . Yes, you can request an order of protection if that person is harassing you. Whether the judge will issue cross orders of protection, is the issue.

  5. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

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    Answered . You can try in family court if there is a familial relationship or with the police or DA.


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