Challenging Unjust Restraining Orders: Legal Remedies in CO

Restraining orders, commonly known as protection orders in Colorado, serve as valuable tools to protect individuals from threats, harassment, or violence. However, there are instances where restraining orders are issued unjustly or based on false allegations. 

If you find yourself facing an unjust restraining order in Colorado, it’s essential to understand your legal remedies and the steps you can take to challenge it. In this blog, we will delve into the process of challenging restraining orders that may have [...]

CO Protective vs. Restraining Order: How to Remember Which is Which

Many people think of protective orders and restraining orders as interchangeable. The truth is that they are two very different things in Colorado.

Here’s what you need to know about these two distinct orders, how they’re different, and what happens if one is violated.

Colorado Restraining Orders

Restraining orders are court-issued. They demand that a person suspected of domestic abuse or violence avoid contact with a victim.

What a Restraining Order Is

Anyone who fears for their safety can ask [...]

Protective Orders, Restraining Orders – What’s the Difference in CO?

This question has a simple answer. There is no difference in Colorado.

Protective orders, also commonly referred to as restraining orders, are intended to stop one person from harming another. It’s also referred to as a protection order. Therefore, we will use these three terms interchangeably.

Unfortunately, answering many of the other questions surrounding these orders isn’t so simple.

How do protective orders work? What are the terms of a protective order, and what happens if you violate one? If [...]

Want to Get Your Colorado Restraining Order Lifted? Here’s How

Restraining orders can have a serious impact on your day-to-day life. You might have to change your commute, move out of your home, or stay away from the people you love most.

You’ve done the time for your mistakes (or perhaps shouldn’t have been given the order in the first place), so how do you get back to your normal life?

In today’s post, we share the five steps you need to take to successfully have your Colorado restraining order [...]

What Happens If You’re Charged with Violating a Colorado Restraining Order

If you have been charged with violating a restraining order in Colorado, it’s important to know what happens next. In this post, we’re going to explain the restraining order laws in our state as well as the penalties for violating an order.

Understanding Protective Orders in Colorado

A protective order, otherwise known as a restraining order, prohibits you from contact with a person who believes that you intend to do them harm. The order is intended to prevent touching, tampering, [...]