What Happens If An Order Of Protection Is Violated?

Can you violate your own order of protection?

If you accidentally violate your own restraining order, you cannot be arrested or charged with contempt for contacting the person you have a restraining order against.

Still, it is ill-advised to do so..

What happens if the petitioner violates an order of protection?

If you violate a temporary restraining order, the petitioner can bring that up in the hearing or even file a motion alleging a violation of the order, making it even harder for you to defend against the request for a permanent order.

What happens if you violate a stay away order?

If you intentionally and knowingly violate a restraining order, California law under Penal Code Section 273.6 subjects you to the following criminal consequences: Up to one year in jail; and/or. A maximum $1,000 fine (doubled to $2,000 in the event of physical injury suffered by a protected person);

What are the consequences of violating a no contact order?

If a person violates a no contact orders, he or she can face serious consequences. Consequences often include potential jail time, the payment of fines or the loss of certain civil rights. Generally, consequences related to contempt of court can be imposed on a person who violates a no contact order.

How do you beat a no contact order?

You cannot drop the charges, but as long as the judge believes that you are not being forced or coerced into dropping the No Contact order, he/she should drop it. Just go to the court that put the order in effect and ask the Clerk’s office to pull the case and tell them what it is that you are seeking.

Do no contact orders expire?

A no contact order expires when the sentence period is finished. It also expires if the case is dismissed or the defendant is found not guilty. However, be careful because there may also be another restraining order issued as a result of a divorce or Family Court matter or a District Court restraining order.

What are the consequences of violating human rights?

Post-traumatic stress disorder is not, however, the only consequence of torture and human rights violations. Other problems include depression, anxiety disorders and psychotic conditions.