Emotion abuse restraining orders in Connecticut are rare but you can get them and usually restraining orders are for physical injury or pain, a pattern of threatening, or stalking.

What is a Temporary Restraining Order in Connecticut?

A temporary restraining order in Connecticut (also known as an Application for Relief From Abuse) is an order by the court preventing someone from contacting you, going to your home, and assaulting, abusing, threatening, harassing, following, interfering with, or stalking you.

Who Can I Get a Temporary Restraining Order Against?

You can get a restraining order against anyone Connecticut considers a family or household member. This means blood relatives, spouses, significant others or roommates. To get a restraining order against someone who is not a family or household member, you need to file for a civil restraining order.

How Do I File For a Restraining Order?

First, you have to file a sworn restraining order package in court, explaining to the judge what is happening to you. Then, the judge will decide if you are in immediate danger and need protection in place until the hearing. The judge will schedule your hearing about 2 weeks away. Hiring a CT restraining order is always the best route to do this.

What if the Restraining Order Gets Violated?

Violation of a restraining order is a Class D felony. It carries up to five years in jail, a $5,000 fine, and probation.

Speak to an Experienced Family Law Attorney Today

This has been an extremely difficult time for many families contact the Law Offices of Keith Anthony at (860) 333-6455. Attorney Keith Anthony can help you navigate thru this process, step by step and is open to assist you.  If negotiations fail we can arrange mediation of your disputes. We can help you make agreements that can be filed with the court.