Will an Order for Protection be on my Record?

Generally speaking, yes. Anything that is filed through the court system is going to leave electronic records as well as copies of paper files and records in various places. The proper question to ask would be: Who can see it; and what can they see? First of all,...
I Got Kicked Out of My Own House – Can They Do That?

I Got Kicked Out of My Own House – Can They Do That?

Can the courts really kick someone out of his or her own house? Yes, in certain situations. The most common we see is where the person who solely owns or rents the residence is accused of domestic assault. The accuser, who is in a domestic relationship with the...
He Lied! But is it Perjury?

He Lied! But is it Perjury?

There is an adage that says “There are three sides to every story: yours, mine, and the truth. And all three are right.” The sentiment behind this saying is that everyone can recall a particular event or circumstance differently, without any one of them being wrong....
I’ve been harassed! Can I get a harassment restraining order?

I’ve been harassed! Can I get a harassment restraining order?

Unfortunately, harassment of all types has been in the news recently. These behaviors range from childish and immature to dangerous and criminal. While protecting yourself from harassing or unwanted behavior is certainly important, understanding the difference between...