Legal Question in Family Law in Florida

restraining order hearing

My son has a hearing regarding a restraining order served on him by his ex girlfriend. Should he have an attorney present?

Asked on 3/17/09, 10:01 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Brent Rose The Orsini & Rose Law Firm

Re: restraining order hearing

Without question. Injunctions ("restraining orders") can serious consequences beyond just being forced to stay away from a person, such as the loss of the ability to own weapons. Besides, what if she shows up with a lawyer? He doesn't want to be without one if she has one.

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Answered on 3/17/09, 11:50 am

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