Securing a Restraining Order
Protection Against Domestic Abuse & More in Birmingham
Restraining orders offer protection when there is a threat of domestic
abuse or danger from a spouse or partner. Restraining orders can be issued
for any number of reasons, and protect the victim from all contact or
communication from the abuser. In the context of divorce, a restraining
order can provide a barrier of protection against a dangerous and abusive spouse.
An Alabama protection order can:
- Order the Defendant to stay away from the home, school, and workplace
- Order the Defendant to vacate residence shared with the victim
- Award temporary custody of children to the victim
- Order limited or no or contact with children
- Order no disposing or selling of property
- Requirements to cover legal fees
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Talk to a Divorce Attorney About Utilizing a Restraining Order in Birmingham
A restraining order can give protection to a person trying to separate
themselves from a hostile and potentially dangerous spouse, ex-spouse,
or partner. If you feel threatened by your husband or wife, or boyfriend,
talk to us about what a restraining order can and cannot do. To get that
contact a Birmingham family lawyer at Gossman Law Firm, LLC to schedule a free consultation.
Once an order of protection is issued, any violation of the specified provisions
can result in an arrest and trial. Restraining orders provide protection
not only to the victim, but also to children and household members. The
maximum penalty for the willful violation of a protection order in the
state of Alabama is one year in prison and a $6,000 fine. Restraining
orders are valid for the duration specified even if the victim moves to
a new state.
To learn more about how our Birmingham family law attorney can help, call
Law Firm, LLC