Orders of Protection
If someone is harming you or threatening to harm you, you have the right to protect yourself. When a person violates the Criminal Penal Code or the Family Court Act, an order of protection can be issued against them.
Also known as a restraining order, an order of protection is an order from a judge to protect a person from a wide range of violations, including assault, abuse, intimidation, harassment, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal mischief. And not every situation involves domestic violence.
Orders of protection cannot be issued for everyone. For example, a family court order of protection is usually issued for parents, family members, household members, and people in romantic relationships. You can file for an order of protection through family court or during the divorce process in the Supreme Court.
At the Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick, our experienced and compassionate attorneys are available to help you get the order of protection that you need in order to stop the abuse or harassment.
If you need an order of protection against an ex-spouse or family member, contact the Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick. In addition to offering legal guidance and information, Mr. Mednick will aggressively fight to protect yourself and your family. He is an experienced family law lawyer with a history handling order of protection cases.
Defending Against an Order of Protection
The Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick are also experienced in defending against orders of protection. Unfortunately, many people abuse such orders and use the opportunity to gain certain privileges such as sole custody of a child or complete occupancy of a home.
If an order of protection has been issued against you, Mr. Mednick will defend your case.
A Long Island Order of Protections Lawyer
We understand that an order of protection case is extremely sensitive, and our mission is to provide a safe and understanding environment during this time. Whether you’re involved in abuse or have been wrongly accused of violating the Criminal Code or the Family Court Act, the Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick will help resolve the issue. You and your family deserve to be safe from abuse.
Contact our office for a free consultation.