What kind of lawyer do I need to defend a civil harassment restraining order?

Asked 7 months ago - Laguna Beach, CA

My ex-neighbor has filed for a restraining order against me and I have done nothing to harass or threaten her. What kind of lawyer would be best to help me defend against this action?

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  1. Robin Marie Estes

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    Answered . A civil attorney; some people specifically do Civil Harassment. Otherwise, you need a civil litigator.

    Good luck!

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  2. Wail Sarieh

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    Answered . Civil attorney or Family Law Attorney

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  3. Jennifer Diem-Trang Le

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    Answered . You need a lawyer who handles restraining orders and has experience in handling these matters. The sooner you retain one, the better, so as to prepare for the hearing. These cases require much diligence and preparation, so do not wait until the hearing to find one.

    Good luck.

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