I'm 25 and my boyfriends parents threaten to put a restraining order on me because I'm dating their 18 year old son. They won't let me see him or contact him. Is that legal since he's 18?
To get a restraining order, the other party must show harassment on your part. They would need their daughter's cooperation to be successful as it relates to her. They could try and get it for themselves...but again would have to show that you were involved in harassing them.
They can file a restraining order against you, but will likely be unsuccessful unless they can show that you are harassing, abusing, or stalking their son. It sounds like that is not the case, so they would be unsuccessful if they tried. Additionally, he is considered an adult so they would have even less of a chance to be successful absent abuse/stalking. Hope this helps.
The could request a restraining order, but the court won't likely grant one if you object to the restraining order and there is no evidence of harassing, harming, etc.
Although I am an attorney practicing law in Nebraska, the answer I provide is for general purposes only and does not establish an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice, you should contact an attorney who will discuss with you the specific facts of your case.
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