In cases where there is abuse in a relationship and it falls apart, a restraining order may be necessary. A good family lawyer such as Robinson Family Lawyers will advise you how to take out a restraining order against an abusive ex and what the advantages of it are. They can give you specific advice for your situation that will explain all the legal ramifications of any decisions you make.
A restraining order can be taken out if there is –
- Domestic violence
- Sexual assault
A couple don’t have to be married or in a de facto relationship for a restraining order to be taken out. The relationship may have ended, or it could be taken out against a parent on a child’s behalf.