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Restraining Order Lawyer in Corona

Need to stop domestic abuse?

Restraining orders are legal injunctions intended to keep a person from doing something. Most commonly, they are used to prevent someone from committing repeat offenses of domestic abuse, whether they be against a spouse, romantic partner or family member. The restraining order is designed to provide the victim with protection from harm and from continued abuse or harassment.

Looking for an attorney for restraining orders in Corona? At the Law Offices of John Joseph Buckey, Jr. & Associates, we help people in Corona, Riverside and the surrounding areas handle restraining orders. Whether you need one taken out against someone or one has been taken out against you, we're ready to help.

What Types of Restraining Orders Does California Have?

A restraining order can be issued under one of the following categories:

  • Domestic Violence Restraining Order
  • Civil Harassment Restraining Order

There are a few different types of restraining orders for you to be aware of in California:

  • Emergency Protect Order (EPO)
  • Temporary Restraining Order (TRO)
  • Permanent Restraining Order (PRO)


Domestic Violence Restraining Order – This refers to a victim or multiple victims and an abuser that are related or in a legal domestic relationship.

Civil Harassment Restraining Order – This refers to a situation where someone threatens, stalks, or commits violence against a victim or multiple victims.

Emergency Protect Order (EPO) – These are short-term (a few days) protective orders.

Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) – These can last for a few weeks and will be issued if the victim is in immediate danger. It precedes the hearing that will determine a permanent restraining order.

Permanent Restraining Order (PRO) – These can last for years and can be renewed.

When Should I Get a Restraining Order?

If you think you need a restraining order, then you probably need one. If you feel threatened or have suffered abuse, then you should request a restraining order. Call an attorney for immediate assistance. Our firm is prepared to walk you through the necessary steps so that you can feel more at ease.

How do I get a restraining order in California?

If you have been the victim of threats, harassment, physical abuse or any other similar behavior, you can most likely get a restraining order. This is a legal order that the person who has mistreated you has to stay away. It has the power of granting you temporary possession of the home-regardless of whose name is on the lease or title-as well as temporary child custody and visitation. It can even prohibit the abuser from possessing a firearm.

If you have been the victim of any type of domestic violence, we encourage you to get in touch with our attorneys right away. We will work quickly to protect you and your family from harm by helping you obtain a restraining order.

What do I do if I am served a Restraining Order?

A restraining order can lead to long-term problems. It can prevent you from seeing your children. It can even prevent you from returning to your home. If false allegations of domestic violence have led to a restraining order against you, we can help you clear your name. We will work hard to sort this out so you can return to life as usual. Whether you are subject to an automatic order as a result of a domestic violence call to the police or if the alleged victim secured the order by petitioning the court, we want to help you. One thing you must not do is to communicate with the alleged victim, even if that person has initiated contact with you. Enforcement of the order is not at the discretion of the victim-it is a court order with the full force of law, and you must secure the permission of the court in order to resume contact.

With nearly two decades of proven legal experience, we are prepared to take on even the most challenging cases and we encourage you to contact us today for a free initial consultation.



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