If you are considering getting divorced from your spouse and have experienced domestic abuse from them, a restraining order (also known as an order of protection) may be able to help you. Not only can it help to protect you from your spouse, but it can have a number of other important benefits in your divorce case. Here are five reasons you should consider getting a restraining order during your divorce:
Getting a divorce, or even being in a situation where you are considering a divorce, is never easy. However, some divorces are nastier than others, and in some cases may require an order of protection for the sake of keeping yourself and your loved ones safe. But what exactly is an order of protection, and when is it appropriate to seek one out?