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Orders of Protection

Orders of Protection ∙ Civil No Contact Orders ∙ Stalking No Contact Orders

Are looking to be protected? Or have you been served with an Order of Protection, Civil No Contact Order or Stalking No Contact Order? Despite popular belief, protective orders are not “Just a piece of paper” and legal matters involving protective orders can be complex, emotionally draining and can lead to unforeseen consequences.  Whichever side you find yourself on, it is important to have a lawyer advocate on your behalf. The lawyers and trained professionals here at Lafata Law have years of experience handling all forms of Orders of Protection, Civil No Contact Orders, and Stalking No Contact Orders. Not only can our firm help you determine which protective order is right for your situation, craft your petition, and assist with filing any responses or motions needed to expedite the proceedings, but our attorneys can appear in court for you and alongside you at hearings.  Our seasoned attorneys will be there to guide you through each step of the way. 

Our trained professionals alleviate the stress and anxiety of seeing the opposing party. While you may have to see the opposing party for hearing, our attorneys can appear in court on your behalf minimizing that contact. Speak to an attorney today to understand the details of Orders of Protections, Civil No Contact Orders, and Stalking No Contact Orders. Whether you are filing the petition or being served, each party will have their own deadlines and responsibilities that our team at Lafata Law can assist you in fulfilling. 

Seeking protection from the court can be a difficult process to navigate. Not all instances of abuse or harassment leave physical marks. At Lafata Law, our firm is dedicated to ensuring that your petition accurately depicts each instance of abuse and/or harassment. Our firm will work with you in crafting your initial petition to assist you in your pursuit to be granted a protection order. Our staff also help with notice and service requirements so that your petition is not thrown out on a technicality. We make sure all your legal procedural boxes are checked while also demonstrating to the court that your request for protection is warranted. 

If you’ve been served on an Order of Protection, Civil No Contact Order, or Stalking No Contact Order, our experienced attorneys at Lafata Law will review the petition and explain your best position. Our lawyers will work with you to form a trial strategy to demonstrate why the protective order should not be granted. Further, with our extensive and outstanding knowledge and expertise, we can make sure your rights are not being violated and that all procedural boxes were properly checked.

Ensuring that you have the timeline of events established and the evidence to back it up may be difficult to do during this emotionally charged time. At Lafata Law you can rest assured that you will not be alone in your pursuit. 

Don’t hesitate to reach out to the attorneys at Lafata Law for your free consultation. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be able to schedule your consultation with a licensed attorney as soon as possible.

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