Articles on Orders of Protection

Proper Order of Protection Findings By Sally K. Kolb Family Law, November 2019 A summary of Landmann v. Landmann, which highlights the required findings for plenary orders of protection.
Orders of Protection Cases Often Involve Surprises By Gary L. Schlesinger & Rachael Bernal Civil Practice and Procedure, August 2019 It is going to be exceedingly easy now for respondents in order of protection cases to be blindsided or have to defend things that are not specified in a petition if those items testified to fall within section 214 of the Domestic Violence Act.
3 most common types of exhibits in Order of Protection cases and how to get them admitted By Sally K. Kolb Family Law, October 2017 The three types of exhibits are photographs of injuries or property damage, social media posts, and text messages. Most are relatively simple to admit into evidence and this article is designed to give a primer on how to do so.
What needs to be in a good order of protection petition? By Sally K. Kolb Family Law, March 2017 This article will help walk a practitioner through the process of fact-gathering, properly preparing and filing the Verified Petition for Order of Protection, and representing the Petitioner in an Emergency Order of Protection.
Last-minute order of protection? What do you do? By Sally K. Kolb Family Law, October 2014 Late in the day a potential client calls your office for representation for an Order of Protection hearing that is, inevitably, coming up very, very soon. What do you do? What are your options?
Orders of protection—The most “abused” area of the law? By Jon J. Racklin Family Law, January 2013 The author offers some thoughts on ways to protect the abused while minimizing the abuse of the legal system.
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Orders of protection at school By Sally K. Kolb Family Law, May 2012 A look at the changes made to Orders of Protection when Public Act 97-0294 went into effect on the first of this year.
Domestic violence orders of protection: What both civil and criminal practitioners need to know By Gina L. Maus General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, January 1999 Whether the nature of your law practice is largely civil, criminal or a combination of both, it is likely you have been introduced to the Domestic Violence Order of Protection.

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