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What Happens When Police Officers are the Subjects of Orders of Protection?

It is not uncommon during divorce cases for a spouse to seek an order of protection against the other spouse if there has been any physical abuse during the course of the relationship. But what happens if the spouse who is the subject of that order of protection is a police officer? How protective orders… Read More »

What Happens if Your Former Partner Violates Your Order of Protection?

Orders of protection (often referred to as restraining orders) are meant to keep a person who has been harassing or abusing you from contacting, harming or threatening you in any way. However, offenders do not always follow the terms of these court orders. In fact, some statistics indicate about half of all protection orders are… Read More »

Orders of Protection – Ploy or Protection?

The court system of New York issues orders of protection to limit the possibility of harmful or violent behavior by an individual toward others. The Family Court, criminal court, and Supreme Court can all issue such orders. Although orders of protection are vital tools to safeguard the well-being of individuals and families suffering domestic abuse,… Read More »