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Temporary Restraining Orders in Ohio
Defense from a Cincinnati Restraining Order Attorney
Has someone in your family or household filed a temporary restraining order (TRO) against you? Make sure that you act quickly to fight the restraining order and defend yourself against charges of domestic violence. Our Cincinnati restraining order attorneys have the knowledge and experience to provide the criminal defense that you need.
Each Cincinnati defense lawyer with Bleile & Dawson knows what it takes to get a TRO and, therefore, also knows how to fight one. You should never have to be separated from your family because of someone falsely accused you of domestic violence. Our team will work swiftly to prove that the restraining order is unfounded and will fight tirelessly to have your domestic violence charges dismissed.
Facing a restraining order? Contact us today to discuss your options.
3 Tips for Fighting a Temporary Restraining Order
- Obey the Temporary Order - While the order may be based on false accusations, it is still important that you obey the order until a final decision is made at the restraining order hearing. Violating the order only provides fuel for the prosecution to prove that the alleged victim is in need or protection.
- Gather Evidence - Hire a seasoned trial attorney and prepare for the hearing on your TRO. If you can get witness statements or other evidence proving that you never touched or threatened the other person in the way they said you did, then you have a much higher chance of successfully fighting your TRO.
- Present a Strong Case at Your Hearing - Your criminal defense lawyer will need to present a strong case to prove that the allegations made against you were unfounded. Again, witness statements, photos, and any other evidence can prove to be invaluable to your defense.
What Happens If You Violate the Restraining Order?
In Ohio, if you violate a restraining order you can face serious penalties. Possible penalties include:
- First offense: misdemeanor punishable by a $1,000 fine and up to six months in jail
- Second or more offense: punishable by a $2,500 fine and up to one year in jail
If you are facing penalties for violating a restraining order, speak with our Cincinnati restraining order attorney today to discuss your options.
Available 24/7 to Represent You
At Bleile & Dawson, we know the law and we are prepared to protect your rights when someone has filed a temporary restraining order against you. As experienced restraining order attorneys in Cincinnati, we offer free initial consultations and 24/7 availability to ensure that clients receive the counsel they need to help them seek a favorable outcome. Let us fight on your side to keep you together with your family.
Contact us today to schedule your free case evaluation and learn how we can defend you!