Civil Protection Order Attorney in Boise
Helping You Protect Yourself & Your Family
A civil protection order is a legal document that is used to prohibit an aggressor’s access to their victim. This document is commonly issued by a civil court and orders the aggressor to cease and desist their abusive or stalking behavior.
At K. Mitchell Law, PLLC, our Boise civil protection order attorney will go to great lengths to ensure you swiftly receive this document. We care deeply about our clients and will do anything to ensure your happiness and safety.
Contact our office at (208) 285-4272 for your complimentary consultation.
Who Is Eligible to Obtain a Civil Protection Order?
Any person who feels they are in danger of or have experienced violence from someone close to them can file for a civil protection order.
However, this aggressor must be:
- Someone they are currently or have been previously married to
- Someone they are related to
- Someone they have lived with (dating or not)
- Someone they share a child with
- Someone they are dating
- Someone they have had a sexual relationship with
Petitioning for a Civil Protection Order
To petition for a civil protection order, the victim or someone close to the victim must submit a document to the court that details why they are seeking this order. Additionally, the document asks the court to enter an order of protection for a certain period of time.
Once this petition is filed, the court will grant a temporary order for 14 days or until a hearing can be held to deal with the issue.
A copy of the petition is served to the alleged aggressor who has the legal right to go before the judge and speak at the hearing.
The alleged aggressor can choose to fight the order or allow it to be put in place. If they choose to fight the order, the victim is responsible for proving why the order is necessary.
Contact Our Boise Civil Protection Lawyer Today
At K. Mitchell Law, PLLC, you can count on our experienced Boise, Idaho family law attorney to help you take the legal measures to ensure your safety.
We understand that factors surrounding protective orders can be emotionally challenging and will do what we can to take the legal burden off your shoulders while you focus on healing yourself and your family.
Call our office directly at (208) 285-4272 or fill out our online contact form to get started today.
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