How To Get A Temporary Restraining Order in Seattle
When you face an abusive individual in your life, a restraining order can be the best way to stop the behavior temporarily. In Seattle, getting a restraining order is not difficult, and Eagle Law Offices, P.S. is here to help ensure that you go through the process correctly and are able to get the documentation you need.
What a Seattle Temporary Restraining Order Does
A restraining order makes it illegal for the individual who is abusing you to continue to have contact with you. It may also require the individual to leave your home, block him from your bank accounts and prevent him from having contact with your children.
A temporary restraining order is typically the first step. This is like an emergency restraining order that does not require your abuser to be present. If you have proof of the abuse, then the judge can instantly issue a temporary restraining order, until such time that you can have the full court case for the actual restraining order. Contact us at 206.426.6961 or by clicking Here.
How to File
File for a Seattle Temporary Restraining Order with the help of a Seattle attorney who understands restraining orders and all of the aspects of the application process. The Seattle attorneys at Eagle Law Offices, P.S. are ready to help you file for the protection you need. The filing process begins with a form you file with the court. You will need to appear before the judge to show your proofs and discuss your concerns. If the judge agrees that you or your children are in danger, the next step is the issuance of the temporary restraining order, which goes into effect immediately.
Going into court and facing the judge can be intimidating, especially when you are dealing with the emotional trauma associated with abuse. Our legal team will walk you through this process, so you can get the court protection you need to stay safe. Call us today to schedule a consultation to discuss your situation.