Restraining Orders

How do I seek a restraining order in Colorado?

The Denver family law attorneys at Jones Law Firm, PC are very knowledgeable and competent when it comes to restraining order cases. Our team consults with each client to determine the next step in their case. Victims of domestic abuse may be reluctant to come forward and get help. The victim may have been convinced by the abuser that no one will believe or be willing to help the victim.

We know that it takes courage for a victim of of violence or harassment to seek help in requesting a restraining order. Each Denver family lawyer at our firm is sensitive to this and carefully listens to the client in order to best serve their interests. It is best to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. We work rapidly to get clients protected and could help you file for a restraining order with your local court.

Reasons for Filing a Restraining Order

Restraining orders can be requested of the court for the purposes of protecting oneself from violence or harassment.

There are several different situations that warrant protective orders, including:

  • Domestic abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Assault
  • Threatened bodily harm
  • Emotional abuse
  • Stalking

Depending on the circumstances, temporary or permanent restraining orders may be issued by the court. Restraining orders can also be used to protect children. Temporary care of children under 18 may be awarded for up to 120 days.

Experienced Legal Counsel from a Denver Family Lawyer

A skilled Denver divorce attorney at our firm may be able to help you get the exact restraining orders you need to protect yourself and your family from further harm or abuse. Every attorney at Jones Law Firm, PC has experience in our main practice areas of family law. Don't hesitate to contact our team to get help with your restraining order case. Don't go another moment without help!