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If you've been served a restraining order, otherwise known as an injunction against harassment or order of protection, by the courts, you are expected to comply with its terms. A restraining order cannot be changed except through court action. Therefore, you cannot make contact with anyone named in the order or you will be in violation of the court – even if they initiate contact with you. Violations of these orders are considered serious legal matters by both courts and prosecutors and could result in harsh penalties being imposed against you. You will need an aggressive attorney on your side as soon as possible if you've been accused of a restraining order violation.

The Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson can offer the help you need. Mr. Davidson's law practice is devoted solely to criminal defense. As a former prosecutor who routinely handled domestic felony cases himself, he knows how the other side thinks and builds its evidence.

With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Davidson has a proven record that demonstrates a high level of legal ability and tenacity when it comes to fighting for the best possible result.

Restraining Order Violations in Phoenix

Even if the named victim on the restraining order initiates contact with you or expresses a desire to do so, you will be in violation if you communicate with him or her. Often times, restraining orders are used by "victims" as a way to enact revenge or control in emotional battles with domestic partners. This can happen in divorce and child custody cases or where unmarried partners have ended an intimate relationship. No matter what the circumstances, if you are found to have disobeyed any of the terms set forth in the protection order, you may be subject to immediate arrest and held in custody until you can appear before a judge who will make a decision concerning your release.

Restraining order violations, which are typically charged as the offense of "interfering with judicial proceedings" can result in a misdemeanor conviction punishable by up to six months in jail plus a fine of up to $2,500.

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Getting effective legal representation is imperative if you wish to make your side of the story known to the court in the most professional and legally compelling manner.

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