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When is an adult order of protection necessary?

Domestic violence is still a problem in some society.  In many marriages and relationships, parties can have disagreements or differences of opinion.  But in some marriages, these disagreements or differences of opinion can take on a different dimension. 214 more words

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Can I Sue For False Accusations?

Written by Janique Williams

A false accusation is where an unfounded or unsubstantiated allegation is made against a person. A false allegation can occur as the result of intentional lying on the part of the accuser; or unintentionally or resulting from deliberate or accidental suggestive questioning, or faulty interviewing techniques. 609 more words

Restraining Order Abuse

No Appellate Review after Order of Protection Expired in Nashville, TN Divorce: Honeycutt v. Honeycutt

Facts: While their divorce was pending in another court, Wife petitioned the trial court for an order of protection. She alleged being in fear of abuse from Husband based on an incident that occurred nine days earlier and what she claims was Husband’s history of controlling and abusive behavior. 657 more words

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What To Do If Falsely Accused

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime that you did not commit, it can be mind-boggling. We assume that we will not be accused of doing things we did not do, and that the legal system guarantees that we won’t be falsely convicted. 836 more words

Restraining Order Abuse

Orders of Protection in Tennessee

This recent article by Marlene Moses and Manuel Benjamin Russ in the Tennessee Bar Journal may be of interest to readers of this blog.

Perfecting Protection… 2,015 more words

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Restraining Orders in Arkansas

What is a Restraining Order? How is that different from an Order of Protection or a No Contact Order? My clients are often confused by these differences, and the differences are important. 324 more words

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