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Need to Obtain a Restraining Order?

Ventura Restraining Order Lawyer

About Restraining Orders in Ventura County

It may be hard to notice the signs of violent or abusive behavior before agreeing to marry or getting involved in a relationship. In situations in which domestic violence, abuse, or disturbing behavior puts you or your children at risk of harm, legal action should and must be taken to ensure your safety and the safety of your family.

Restraining orders exist to protect individuals from continued acts of violence or abuse. This court order makes it a punishable offense for the abusive spouse to interact with or be within a specified distance from you and your family.

Would you like to obtain a restraining order against an abusive spouse? It is absolutely essential that you seek out a Ventura divorce lawyer immediately. We help clients in Thousand Oaks and all across Ventura County.

Types of California Restraining Orders

California offers several types of restraining orders.

These include:

  • Civil Harassment Restraining Order (CHO) - Designed to stop non-violent abuse such as harassment, stalking, and other threatening behavior.
  • Criminal Protective Order ("No Contact" Order) - The abusive party will not be able to call, email, write, or contact you in any way without going through a lawyer.
  • Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order (TRO or DVRO) - Valid for 3 weeks but in many situations this order can be made permanent for up to 3 years.
  • Emergency Protective Order (EPO) - Issued by law enforcement for immediate protection and lasts for 5 days.

Restraining Order Attorney in Ventura

At Negley Law, we firmly believe that every possible legal action should be taken to protect yourself and your family from the dangers of domestic violence and abuse. Our firm will work closely by your side to effectively secure a restraining order against your abusive spouse or domestic partner. You should never have to suffer through a violent or abusive relationship. We can help you break free from an abusive individual so that you and your family can live in peace. Call our firm today to obtain a restraining order against a violent or abusive spouse or partner.

Contact a Ventura restraining order attorneyto obtain a restraining order to protect you and your family from a violent or abusive individual.

Why Choose Negley Law, APC?

  • Prompt & Professional Legal Advice & Service

  • Over 20 Years of Combined Experience

  • Highly Recommended by Clients

  • Certified California Family Law Specialists

  • Avvo Reviews
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  • Avvo Clients Choice 2018
  • Avvo Top Attorney
  • 2013 Top Lawyers in California
  • AV Peer Review Rated
  • Avvo Featured Attorney Family Law
  • Certified California Family Law Specialist
  • Ventura Chamber of Commerce
  • Ventura County Bar Association

Testimonials From Our Clients

See How We've Helped Our Past Clients Resolve Their Family Law Matters
  • “I am glad I found you guys. I really appreciate your help!”


  • “John is doing a terrific job on my case and I am very happy.”


  • “Things went great and you're an awesome lawyer. Thank you so much for all your help and advice. ”


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  • “Words cannot truly express my appreciation for the team at Negley Law.”


  • “You and your firm are true professionals. You are fantastic.”


  • “what's most important to me is that you carried yourself with me and my wife in a honorable manner.”


  • “He did a good job, has a great disposition, good manners, good poise, conducted himself properly at all times.”


  • “I felt very confident in court today because of all your hard work and it paid off!”


  • “Thank you for enforcing the court's order. You are the best.”