San Jose Domestic Violence Restraining Order Attorney

The domestic violence restraining order (DV TRO) defense attorneys at the Bay Area Law Center are proud to serve people in San Jose that are facing a domestic violence restraining order. Don’t go into the courtroom alone!  Equally important, you should work with an experienced domestic violence restraining order attorney.  Make sure the judge hears your side of the story.

Restraining order hearings are NOT criminal hearings. Generally speaking, DV TROs are heard in front of a family law judge. Usually, domestic violence restraining orders are only granted to people related by family, romantic relationship. San Jose judges can order domestic violence restraining orders for up to five years altogether. Just as important, a domestic violence restraining order can negatively affect child visitation, child support, orders, and your Second Amendment rights.

For the most part, judges hear San Jose domestic violence restraining hearings in the new Family Law Courthouse in downtown San Jose.  The Family Justice Center is one of the best courthouses in Santa Clara County with new facilities and decent parking. 

Getting an Advantage in Restraining Order Hearings

It is critical that you contact our law office as soon as possible so we can begin building your defense strategy for trial.  Often times, one parent will allege false claims against the other parent in order to gain leverage in a child custody battle.  In some cases, a person will make an accusation of domestic violence for financial gain or for revenge. As your attorney in your domestic violence restraining order in San Jose, we will prepare you to testify in your trial.  Together, we will subpoena documents and witnesses to testify on your behalf.

If you have been served with a domestic violence restraining order in San Jose, you must protect your constitutional rights. Do not answer any questions, file papers, or make statements until you consult with a qualified domestic violence restraining order attorney.

Please call our office and speak with an attorney today at (408) 816-2311.