Protective orders are typically used in domestic disputes to ban one party from contact with another.
Applying for a protective order can get you in front of a judge quickly. A judge can issue a thirty day protective 0rder upon the victim’s sworn application, Without conducting any further investigation.
The court then has 30 days to hold a hearing on whether to grant a twelve-month protective order. The alleged abuser can testify and present other evidence at this hearing. Either party can compel the production of evidence at this hearing by Subpoena.
David Abbott routinely handles cases involving Protective Orders. Call our firm today and get a Free Consultation with David Abbott at 404-514-5900.