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Restraining Order Violations in CA

If you are accused of violating the terms of your restraining order, you need to get the defense of an experienced Oakland restraining order defense attorney right away. You can be held in contempt of court if you are accused of violating your restraining order. As a restraining order is a serious court order, violations can entail serious consequences. Punishment for the violation can include jail time and often results in a felony or misdemeanor charge. The court retains the right to hold you in jail until your court date, at which time it will be determined whether or not you have actually violated the order.

If you find yourself in this position, do not wait to obtain legal representation. Time is of the essence when addressing and defending your case, as procrastination can mean increased jail time and a weak case when it comes to the court. You do not have to fight these charges alone. Your personal freedom is on the line. When you consult with Oakland restraining order lawyers at the Law Office of Nabiel C. Ahmed, we will dig into your case and make you aware of your options so that you can make an informed decision as to how to proceed.


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5 Restraining Order Penalties in California

You may be subject to the following ramifications if the restraining order is granted against you:

  • The restraining order may be enforced against you by any law enforcement agency anywhere in the state of California that has knowledge of your restraining order.
  • Most likely, the restraining order will be filed with the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System, which will allow the restraining order to appear on your record for up to five years if you are stopped by a law enforcement officer.
  • You could be ordered by the court to leave your place of residence, taking only your most personal of possessions.
  • You may be limited in your ability to travel.
  • You could be ordered to attend and complete an expensive and time consuming 52-week batterers or anger management program.

These are just a few of the impacts a restraining order could have on your life. Restraining orders will show up on a background check and are a matter of public record, available for your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers to see.

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At the Law Office of Nabiel C. Ahmed, our Oakland restraining order lawyers have experience defending individuals who are accused of violating both domestic violence and civil harassment restraining orders, and our team can fight these serious allegations made against you. Attorney Ahmed has helped secure acquittals, dismissals, and reduced penalties for the criminally-accused throughout Oakland. Our firm has helped hundreds of people go free through thousands of resolved cases. As a Bay Area resident all his life, Attorney Ahmed knows how local law enforcement operates and how the local courthouses treat each case; our firm utilizes this knowledge to affirm and protect our clients’ rights.

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Attorney Nabiel Ahmed tirelessly pursues the best possible outcome for every case he handles, and his commitment to our clients' rights and interests has resulted in countless 5-star reviews from past clients. No matter the circumstances surrounding your alleged violation of a restraining order, you can be confident that your case is in the hands of a seasoned and proven professional—someone who has deflected these sort of charges before.


We proudly offer an over-the-phone consultation, so don't hesitate to contact us at (510) 907-6600 to learn how our effective and efficient Oakland restraining order attorneys can defend you against restraining order violation charges!


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