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Boston Restraining Orders Attorneys

Types of Restraining Orders in Massachusetts

Attorneys James G. DeGiacomo and Sergey Mikhlin assist both plaintiffs and defendants in restraining orders (both Abuse Prevention Orders and Harassment Prevention Orders).

  • Abuse Prevention Orders are governed by MGL c. 209A, and are granted when the plaintiff and the defendant are considered Family/Household Members.
  • Harassment Prevention Orders are governed by MGL c. 258E, and are granted when the plaintiff can show that the defendant has engaged in a pattern of three or more instances of harassment.

As experienced litigation attorneys and former prosecutors, Attorneys James G. DeGiacomo and Sergey Mikhlin understand the issues that judges consider when granting or denying restraining orders. Prior to going to court, it is important to understand what must be shown for a judge to grant these orders. In addition, you must know the ramifications of these orders, which can include temporary custody of children, the removal from a home, and even limited access to a town or city.

What are the Penalties for Violating a Restraining Order?

Both types of restraining orders are civil orders, however, a violation of either order is a criminal offense and can result in significant jail time.

DeGiacomo & Mikhlin, P.C. Restraining Order Legal Counsel

If you have been served with a restraining order, or if you already have a pending restraining order that you want assistance with, contact Attorneys James G. DeGiacomo and Sergey Mikhlin today for a review of your case. Our attorneys will meet with you to prepare your case and will appear in court with you to ensure your interests are heard.

Call Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers James G. DeGiacomo and Sergey Mikhlin now at (617) 941-3666 for your FREE Case Evaluation.

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