Legal Question in Civil Rights Law in New York

Without a formal restraining order, can a restaurant threaten to have someone arrested if they enter their premises?

Asked on 10/04/12, 10:01 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Paula McGill Attorney at Law

In short, yes. If the owner had asked the person not to come to the restaurant, the customer may be considered a trespasser if he enters the premises. The restaurant owner can call the police, and the officer will determine if an arrest is appropriate.

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Answered on 10/04/12, 10:44 pm

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