Seeking Protective Orders In Melbourne, Florida – Series Recap

This is the final post in a series of articles addressing protective orders in Melbourne, Florida. Living in fear of violence or harassment at the hand of another can be a terrifying experience. One may not know how to protect themselves from such behavior. Florida law provides a mechanism to quickly seek a protective order issued by the court to help deter the threatening activity. The goal of this series has been Read More

Ensuring Safety After The Issuance Of A TPO In Melbourne, Florida

This is the next post in a series of articles discussing seeking a temporary protective order in Melbourne, Florida. Our previous post reviewed the process for presenting a request for a TPO to the court. It also stressed the importance of retaining a knowledgeable attorney to represent one’s interests. In this article, we will address what one should do after a TPO has been issued to help ensure one’s ongoing Read More

Presenting A Request For A Protective Order To A Melbourne, Florida Court

This is the next post in a series of articles discussing protective orders in Melbourne, Florida. The previous post reviewed the need to seek a TPO when one is being harassed or threatened rather than engage in self-help to address the issue. Doing so is not only the best way to ensure one’s safety, but also may avoid other negative legal ramifications. In this article, we will explain the process involved in Read More

Seeking A TPO Instead Of Engaging In Self-Help In Melbourne, Florida

This is the next post in a series of articles addressing protective orders in Melbourne, Florida. The previous post focused on the importance of seeking a TPO immediately after the threatening or stalking behavior has occurred. Not only will obtaining a TPO quickly help protect one’s safety, but immediate action may also be a factor in the court’s willingness to grant the TPO. In this article, we will discuss why a Read More

Filing For A TPO Immediately After Threatening Behavior Occurs

This is the next post in a series of articles about seeking protective orders in Melbourne, Florida. The previous article provided an overview of the topics to be discussed and the objectives of this series. It also stressed the importance of contacting an experienced attorney to help you navigate the process. This post will address a common problem for victims: failing to seek a protective order immediately after Read More

Seeking Protective Orders In Melbourne, Florida – Series Overview

This is the first post in a series of articles that will address seeking protective orders in Melbourne, Florida. If you are a victim of stalking, harassment or domestic violence, and fear for your safety, you may ask a Florida court to issue an order protecting you from the threatening person. Unfortunately, victims of these types of behaviors are not sure how to respond to the threats. Very often victims do not Read More

How A TPO Impacts Melbourne, Florida Family Law Cases – Series Recap

This post concludes and recaps my series on how a TPO can impact family law cases in Melbourne, Florida. I decided to write on this topic due to the fact that many people do not realize how a Protective Order can impact issues related to divorce and child custody. The goal of my last several posts has been to provide information which will help people to better understand their situation and to help them make an Read More

Challenging a TPO That Has Been Issued in Melbourne, Florida

This is the next post in a series discussing how to deal with TPO’s in a Melbourne, Florida family law case. My previous post explained what happens once a TPO is issued. In this post I will explain how one may challenge a TPO that has already been issued. Domestic situations can be messy affairs, particularly when two people share a child or have a contentious relationship. It is not unusual for one member of a Read More

What to Expect Following the Issuance of a TPO in Melbourne Florida Child Custody Case

This is the next post in my series discussing the handling of Temporary Protective Orders in Melbourne, Florida family law cases. My previous article discussed defending one’s self against a TPO based on false allegations. In this article I will explain what will happen once a TPO is issued. If you are involved in any matter involving a Protective Order then it is important to contact an attorney immediately. At its Read More

Defending Oneself Against False Domestic Violence Allegations in Melbourne, Florida Custody Cases

This is the next post in my series on how a Protective Order impacts Melbourne, Florida family law cases. My previous article explained how a TPO can impact child custody proceedings. In this post I will deal with the other side of the coin and explain what one can do if they have been served with a TPO which is based on false allegations. I cannot stress enough the fact that you should contact an experienced Read More