Restraining Orders in Redwood City
Speak to a Redwood City Criminal Defense Lawyer
There are many different reasons why a restraining order may have been
taken out against you, unfounded or not. Under California Penal Code sections
166(a)(4) and 273.6, it is illegal to willfully disobey a lawful restraining
order. Whether you are facing prosecution for violating a restraining
order, trying to change or alter a current judicial protective order or
are seeking protection against abuse or harassment, trust our legal team
at The Law Offices of Robert G. Cummings to fight on your behalf.
How We Can Help
Our Redwood City criminal defense lawyer is an experienced professional
with an in depth understanding of all phases of restraining order law.
When you hire our firm, you can trust that your rights are protected.
In addition to prosecuting criminal based restraining order crimes, our
attorney has extensive experience obtaining civil harassment and elder
abuse protective orders for clients in need.
There are four types of restraining orders:
Domestic violence restraining orders: A domestic violence restraining order can be sought by someone who has
validly suffered and can demonstrate abuse and has a relationship with
either a former or current spouse of the protected party, a person who
shares children with the protected party, or someone who cohabitates with
a protected party.
Elder or dependent adult abuse restraining orders: An elder or dependent adult protective order can be sought by someone
who is 65 or older or persons with certain disabilities between the ages
of 18 and 64 who is victimized by mental, physical or financial abuse,
neglect or abandonment.
Civil harassment restraining orders: A civil harassment restraining order can be sought by a person who validly
demonstrates a need for such restraint based on harassment or abuse.
Workplace violence restraining orders: A workplace violence restraining order may be sought if by an employer,
on behalf of an employee, who wants to protect an employee who has suffered
harassment, violence or threat of violence in the workplace.
Call Our Team Now
At The Law Offices of Robert G. Cummings, our team is standing by. We are
ready to defend your rights if you need legal support against criminal charges.
Contact us with any questions or concerns that you may have about your situation.
Ready to discuss the details of your situation with an experienced legal
Reach out to our firm today at
(650) 620-7290 for a
free initial consultation.