The father of my child’s girlfriend sought a restraining order against me although she has been the one badmouthing me to my child and stalking me along with him. I have no way to protect myself or my child. What options do I have? Are these appealable?
A temporary domestic violence protective order or civil no contact order is not appealable but there is a return court date for you to appear in court and present evidence for your side of the case. It is important for you to go to that court date to contest the entry of a permanent domestic violence protective order or civil no contact order.
If you feel that you or your minor child are being stalked, you can go to the DA’s office or magistrate’s office about criminal charges.
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