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What is a restraining order?
A restraining order is a legal document that prohibits the attacker from sharing physical space with the attacked. Restraining orders are enforceable in all geographic locations.
Do restraining orders affect child custody?
When it comes to issues of child custody, restraining orders can cause serious problems. Exes can share custody if they are both in good standing with the law. Criminal activity or violence puts a parent who is seeking custody as a serious disadvantage.
When to seek a restraining order for domestic violence?
When a judge believes that one person has committed a pattern of abuse against another, or has committed a single serious act of violence against another, the injured party can seek and obtain a restraining order. A restraining order is a legal document that prohibits the attacker from sharing physical space with the attacked.