Hello and thank you in advance for the help.
July 2014, I initiated requests to collect financial repayment from an ex-girlfriend. I had evidence, but no signed contract. I filed for small claims in September 2014.
October 2014, ex-girlfriend filed for harassment in family court.
January 2015, I signed a no contact stipulation which the judge agreed to sign because there was no violence in this case. My lawyer and judge agreed that a "restraining order" was undue because there was no threat at all. I paid her AF's
January 2016, I asked for a hearing to clarify the stipulation because it had no expiration date.
During the hearing, a different judge said that Family court does not enforce such "non-clet stipulations" and that a new request would be necessary for a permanent restraining order. Both this judge and ex-girlfriend's attorney agreed there was no basis or evidence to justify a restraining order. Judge would not comment on the signed stipulation, and the judge who signed it has since retired. The hearing was ended abruptly. I represented myself at this hearing and feel I was not given a chance to ask questions to clarify the validity of the signed stipulation.
I'm not sure what a "BOC" is, but I think that your best bet is to assume that the court order remains valid and to avoid contacting your ex-GF. This will hopefully avoid any further court appearances, further attorney's fees, and further aggravation for all.
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I am guessing you let the small clams case drop? You didn't have to-- looks like she puled a fast one. Still, bet to walk away, methinks.
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What specifically do you want clarified? Do you want it enforced? Is she contacting you? Do you want to contact her? Bottom line: at this point you, you won't get the repayment for AF's because you agreed to pay them, so just don't contact her.
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