Order of protection

What types of orders of protection can Nassau County family court issue?

Orders of Protection issued by Nassau County Family Court can either be full Order of Protection or a limited Order of Protection. A full Order of Protection requires the Respondent to stay away from the Petitioner. Where else a limited Order of Protection does not require the Respondent to stay away from the Petitioner but it does require them to refrain from certain conduct.

 

If a Family Offense Petition for an Order of Protection in Nassau County Family Court has been filed against you, you should get an experienced attorney on your side. Call Madden Law to Discuss your options.

What to do when you have a family offense petition pending against you in Nassau County Family Court?

If there is a pending Family Offense Petition pending against you in Nassau County Family Court it is important to know your rights.

 

Are you and the person who filed the Family Offense petition against related by blood or marriage? Have you been in an intimate relationship with this person? If the answer is No, than Nassau County Family Court may not be the right court for this petition.

 

Next, look to see if a crime is actually stated in the petition. And it is not good enough that a crime is alleged, it must be a crime in which Nassau County Family Court has jurisdiction to hear. For example Nassau County Family Court can hear cases which involve harassment, disorderly conduct, stalking and assault, but do not have jurisdiction over certain theft crimes. If the Petitioner has failed to state a crime in which Nassau County Family Court has jurisdiction over, then you may be able to get your petition dismissed.

 

If a Family Offense Petition for an Order of Protection in Nassau County Family Court has been filed against you, you should get an experienced attorney on your side. Call Madden Law to Discuss your options.

Can I be arrested for an order of protection from Nassau County Family Court?

Yes. It does not matter whether Nassau County Family Court or Nassau County Criminal Court issued the order of protection, you can be arrested for violating the order. Depending on the circumstance, you can even be charged with a Felony for violating a Family Court Order of Protection.

 

If you have been arrested for violating a Nassau County Order of Protection, you should get an experienced attorney on your side. Call Madden Law to discuss your options.