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Protection Order Defense – Preparing to Win

Posted by Liza Burke | Feb 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Protection order proceedings seem deceptively simple. The petitioner can go to court, make statements without any additional proof and get a temporary order. It's that easy.  A respondent can reply similarly. But without proof, it becomes a swearing contest - too risky. To minimize risk and walk away with a dismissal - gather and evaluate favorable evidence, identify missing evidence, package the evidence for court and tie it together for the judge in the most persuasive and time efficient way.

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