San Jose Lawyer For Restraining Orders​

If you, or members of your family, are being subjected to physical abuse or threats, it is important that you act to protect yourselves. The Law Offices of Andrew G. Marcellino helps threatened and abused clients in Santa Clara County, California, obtain restraining orders for their protection.

A restraining order, also called a protective order, can prohibit the restrained person from approaching you or contacting you. The restrained person can face criminal and/or civil penalties for any violation of this order. For answers to your questions regarding the issues of abuse in your life, contact our San Jose law firm today.

Protect Yourself; Protect Your Family

Santa Clara County Orders For Protection Attorney

What can a protective order do? A protective order can place a number of restrictions on the restrained person, including:
  • No contact with the victim — the restrained person may not contact the victim by telephone, email, texting, written messages or other forms of communication
  • No harassment — the restrained person may not, attack, threaten, assault (sexually or otherwise), hit, follow, stalk, molest, destroy personal property, disturb the peace, keep under surveillance or block the movements
  • “Stay away” order — the restrained person is required to stay a certain distance away from the victim
The process of obtaining a restraining order can be frustrating and overwhelming because of the paperwork and requirements involved. The process can be daunting. Due to these hurdles, many people who have been abused and need a protective order give up. Our law firm is here to make sure that your voice is heard and to provide timely assistance and aggressive representation for the protection you need.

Guiding You Through Every Step Of The Process

It is vitally important that your request for a restraining order be filed properly, served correctly and argued meaningfully to the court, otherwise your request may be denied. Andrew Marcellino is experienced in obtaining restraining orders for clients who need protection. If you are in need of a protective order and concerned about your safety, we encourage you to seek assistance as quickly as possible.

In addition to contacting our office to speak with Andrew Marcellino regarding representation in obtaining a protective order, we encourage you to notify the police if you are being threatened, harassed or physically abused.

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San Jose Restraining Orders Attorney

For more information, or to discuss your options regarding family violence issues in a free initial consultation with our lawyer, contact our law firm online or call

Our office is in San Jose, California.