What is a protective order?
If you are being abused and are the victim of family violence, Attorney Sharon Jackson LLC can you go to court to try and obtain a protective order. A protective order is also called a temporary protective order, commonly referred to as a TPO or restraining order.
The purpose of the TPO is to keep the abuser away from you by setting limits on where the abuser can go, keeping him or her away from you, your home and your job. The protective order usually prohibits the perpetrator from contacting you by phone, email, in person or through third parties.