The court will look at the emails to, among other things, make a determination if there is imminent harm or threat to the person requesting the restraining orders. For example, if the email says, 'I am going to kill you next week--you better watch yourself!" versus, "I am sorry I keep emailing you, but I love you and this is the only way I can get a hold of you." In other words, the emails are not the issue, the contents is, as well as the number of emails sent. Also, the court, as stated earlier, will look to prior history, past acts and any other relevant information, facts and evidence.
Strongly strongly suggest you speak to an an attorney. Many family law attorneys provide free consultations.
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These types of cases are highly fact specific. The judge will look to any evidence of past, present or potential future violence, stalking, harassment, etc. and make a determination based on the evidence presented. I suggest both parties hire attorneys to present their side of the case. Good luck.Ask a similar question
I would agree with my colleagues and that the Judge will weigh all of the evidence presented, including perceived credibility of the parties. It would be advisable to obtain counsel.
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