Protective Orders in Collin County, TX
How to Get a Restraining Order in Texas
If you or your children are at risk of harm, the court can issue a protective order. These orders are issued to protect against violence or threats of violence. Such an order will restrict the other party from engaging in specific actions, including:
- Making threats to harm you or your children
- Coming in contact with you or your children, by any means
- Restrict the party from owning a firearm
How to Get a Protective Order
The court will issue a protective order if you have been the victim of any of the following actions:
- You have been hurt in an act of domestic violence, or threatened with harm
- You are in fear that you will be hurt again
- You have a close relationship with the individual, such as a spouse, dating partner, sexual partner, or someone you live with
For a protective order to be in place, several forms must be submitted at the Collin County courthouse:
- Application for a protective order
- Affidavit or declaration
- Respondent information
- Temporary ex parte protective order
- Protective order
When You Need Help with a Protective Order
If you are in the midst of a divorce and have been threatened by your spouse, or in a relationship that has put you at risk of violence, Travis Cross at Cross Family Law, PLLC can provide legal assistance to help you with protective orders. You cannot put yourself or your children in harm’s way. A protective order limits the actions of the other party, putting them at risk of an arrest and incarceration if the protective order is violated.
The Help You Need, When You Need It: Contact Us.
If you or your children are at risk of violence, a protective order is an urgent matter. At Cross Family Law, PLLC, we provide immediate assistance to those at risk and can speed up the process of putting a protective order in place.
For a protective order in Collin County, call Cross Family Law, PLLC today at (972) 675-7792.
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