Protective Orders

Defense Against Utah Protective Orders Attorney

What is a Protective Order?

A protective order is a court issued order which prohibits an individual from engaging is certain conduct, visiting certain locations, and having contact with certain individuals.  They are typically issued in husband-wife situations where one spouse is abusive or threatening to the other.  Protective orders, however, are not limited to husbands and wives.  You can obtain a protective order against any cohabitant.  Thus, if anyone who resides in your home is abusive or threatens abuse, you can seek a protective order.

Repercussions of Protective Orders

If a protective order is issued against you, you will be severely limited in your actions.  If you violate any of the provisions of the protective order you can be prosecuted criminally.  The best thing to do, therefore, is to take all measures possible to avoid getting a protective order against you in the first place.  The best way to protect yourself against a protective order is to call us and get us working on your defense.

The person seeking the protective order has the burden of showing why it should be issued.  We will ensure that such a burden is met or the protective order is dismissed.  The sooner you get us on board, the better.  We will immediately jump on your case and begin sifting the facts to get to the bottom of the issue.

What if I have a Protective Order Brought Against Me?

If someone is seeking to obtain a protective order against you, such as a spouse, girlfriends, or even roommate, you will want to seek out competent legal representation such as the attorneys at Salcido Law Firm PLLC.  We handle protective orders all of the time all over the state. If you have received notice that you are to be in court to defend against a protective order, call us at 801.413.1753. Having us on your side will bring relief. We provide free consultations so there is no reason you should not call.