Obtaining an Order for Protection in Minnesota: the Importance of Legal Counsel
Recently, the Court of Appeals was asked by a Father to overturn an Order for Protection, which the child’s Mother obtained against him, on behalf of the parties’ child. In…
HARASSMENT RESTRAINING ORDERS & ORDERS FOR PROTECTION, ONGOING PROTECTION FROM PRIOR BAD ACTS
In Minnesota, a victim of domestic abuse can seek an Order for Protection [OFP] from the court, prohibiting contact from an abuser for up to two (2) years or longer….
A HISTORY LESSON FROM CAPTAIN AMERICA
I doubt I will ever find myself representing, or going up against, a bona fide superhero in Family Court, but, I can only imagine how it must have felt for…
Unmarried Parents and Custody / Parenting Time
I previously blogged about Orders for Protection and divorce. My basic point was that when police advise people to “Get an OFP,” it’s usually because all they really want is…
Getting a Domestic Abuse Order for Protection in Minnesota – What Do I Need To Prove?
I hope this is a question you will never face, but, leaving an abusive partner or family member is not an simple decision, let alone following through with that decision….