My sister's husband and I have never gotten along very well, and things have gotten heated a few times in the past. About a year ago he filed for a restraining order. It will be in effect for three more years. At first, I really didn't care, because I have no wish to speak to him anyway... However, it's beginning to become a pain due to family engagements and whatnot. My father lives with me due to medical issues, and my sister comes to see him once in a while. She brings her husband with her. I have no wish to be in violation of this order, so I leave when they show up. This is the same thing I do at other family members' houses when they show up. Is there a way for the respondent to nullify a restraining order in the state of Wisconsin under these circumstances?
Real Estate Attorney
Go to court and ask for it to be modified so that if you are at a family member's and he shows up that you can stay and not be in violation of the order. You may be okay now depending upon the language of the order because you are not approaching him, he is approaching you. However, better safe than sorry. You can also speak to your sister and ask her to leave him home on these family visits or else clear schedules with you so there is no conflict.
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