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Fighting a Restraining Order Can Help Your Divorce

On Behalf of | Dec 27, 2019 | Domestic Violence

Fighting a restraining order can help your divorce case here in North County.  Why should you fight to keep a temporary restraining order from becoming permanent? Why are domestic violence allegations so important if you are planning a divorce in Carlsbad or North County San Diego?

The Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq, APC help those who are victims of domestic violence and work to ensure the safety of spouses and children who are exposed to physical, psychological and verbal abuse.  Unfortunately, in many cases involving a divorce allegations of domestic violence are abused in order to gain an advantage in a divorce, especially in areas of child custody and parenting time.

If you have been served with a temporary restraining order and you are considering or are in the midst of a divorce you must contact our attorneys immediately or call 760-389-3927 to protect your interests, as well as your future as it pertains to the divorce, future employment and your personal rights and liberties.

It is quite easy to obtain an Emergency Protective Order or EPO, and this will result in the issuance of temporary restraining orders followed by a hearing within a few weeks.  Why is it so important to contact Burke & Domercq, APC if you have been served with an Emergency Protective Order or a restraining order?  You need to fully understand your responsibilities during the temporary period and the potential impact a permanent order would have upon your life and the divorce.

We aggressively defend false accusations of domestic violence or sexual assault at the hearing. If the temporary restraining orders become permanent you immediately lose your right to own a firearm or possess ammunition.  This will have an immediate impact on those in the military, law enforcement or security.  You will also be treated as a violent threat at any normal traffic stop or in any future encounter with local law enforcement.

Fighting a restraining order can help your divorce case here in North County.  Our experienced attorneys fight to prevent the orders from becoming permanent.  This can preserve your rights as a parent, and important considerations associated with child custody and parenting time, as well as the division of property and even spousal support.

Finally, it is important to obey every instruction contained within the restraining order.  Do not contact the other party in any form: phone call, text, email, social media, instant messenger or through the US mail.  This includes all contact on your behalf by a third party such as a friend or family member.

Your best chances lie in complete compliance with the temporary restraining order while our attorneys stand up on your behalf to defend you at the hearing. Fighting a restraining order can help your divorce case and our work can preserve your immediate future and the outcome of your divorce as well as your future prospects for valuable employment.

We invite you to review the comments of our former clients and contact us or call 760-389-3927 to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced attorneys.  Learn how these allegations can seriously impact your life and affect the outcome in your divorce and the life which will follow.