Tag Archive for Court Orders

Domestic Protective Orders Issues and Ramifications.

Maryland law distinguishes the categories of protective orders. These depend on several factors like relationships between parties involved; whether the spouses have children; and if a criminal warrant has already been issued. Protective orders can be obtained by individuals who are in fear of physical contact or harm inflicted by another person. It could be…

Violations of Protective Orders

The Maryland Code contains stipulations regarding the violation of family abuse protective orders`. Any infringement of this court directive is tantamount to contempt of court, even if it is an emergency or preliminary protective order. This violation occurs if the abuser insists on entering the home or premises where the complainant lives or is staying.…