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Indiana No-Contact Order Attorneys

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A restraining order and no-contact order might sound like they would be the same thing, however, there are major differences between these two types of court orders. While both are intended to provide protection to individuals who have been threatened, the filing costs, the duration of the order, and the consequences for violating its terms can vary.

No-Contact Orders & Domestic Violence Cases

A no-contact order is a criminal matter, and as a result, the person named in the order can’t have contact with the alleged victim. When you are accused of domestic violence or abuse, a prosecutor or law enforcement official will file a no-contact order with the court.

Common requirements of no-contact orders include:

  • The named individual can’t come within a certain distance of the victim
  • No physical contact between the person named in the order and the victim
  • The offender can’t enter the victim’s family home or residence
  • Offenders are prohibited from selling marital property

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Although the purpose of a no-contact order is designed to protect the victim from suffering further harm or intimidation, these orders might be enforced based on false accusations. That is why our legal professionals at Massillamany Jeter & Carson LLP are here to fight for the rights of our clients who have wrongfully been issued no-contact orders.

Possible consequences for violating a no-contact order include:

  • Expensive Fines
  • Loss of civil rights
  • Jail or prison time
  • Enforcement of an even stricter restraining order
  • Other criminal penalties

Consult with our Dedicated Legal Advocates Today

If you are dealing with a no-contact restraining order, know that it is a serious legal matter that can dramatically impact your life. That is why you should speak to our experienced lawyers about all of your legal options and what you can do to protect your rights. We are familiar with this area of law and our attorneys will use our extensive resources to build a strong legal strategy for your case.

Call (317) 434-1490 to set up a free consultation with a member of our law firm.

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