Is Release order a Restraining order ????? Please Help

Asked about 2 years ago - Phoenix, AZ

My girlfriend filed case of Domestic violence , non violence on me in a Huge confusion . She realities now that it was an over reaction . Now the day i got arrested i got released and on that order said that i should not make any contact with her . The judge told me not to contact her till arraignment and there is no date mentioned on the conditions . My Girlfriend was forced to take a restraining order by the police but she did not do that . So when my girlfriend DID NOT take a restraining order on me , would the order of release is also a restraining order sill , now that the arraignment date has passed ?

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    Answered . I would recommend contacting a criminal defense attorney on this issue.

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    Answered . There is a lot of confusion in what you are saying. I would like to see the documents before I give you advice on what they require. From what I understand, you were arrested on a DV and went in front of a judge who issued a no contact requirement of your release. Also, the police generally have victims of DV sign saying they are a victim so the state will have to comply with victim rights. From your standpoint, you want to bring everything to an attorney to look at. If you have a no-contact order and you violate it that is an additional crime.

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    Answered . If the judge says to not contact her until your arraignment, you are violating a court order if you contact her prior to your arraignment, which is a bad thing. You can have neither a criminal case nor OP (best), one or the other (not good) or both (worst). It sounds like you have a criminal order saying no contact, no OP, which means no contact. If you want to change that, a lawyer can certainly try and help you.

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Domestic violence

Domestic violence is physically, sexually, emotionally, economically, or mentally abusive behavior used to control an intimate romantic partner.

Restraining order and criminal defense

A restraining order is a court order that requires you to do, or refrain from doing, certain actions. It is often used in stalking or domestic violence cases.

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