October 23, 2016

Temporary Restraining Order Applications

Our attorneys are available Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – noon and 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM to assist with restraining order applications for victims of domestic violence and elder abuse. All services are free.

What you need to know:

  • Victims meet with attorneys or legal interns and receive individualized assistance.
  • The process takes on average two – three hours.
  • Interpreting services are available if needed.
  • If an application is completed before 2:00 PM, it can be submitted that day with a response by the Court at 3:45 PM.
  • If an application is completed after 2:00 PM, the victim will receive a response at 3:45 PM the following day.
  • Attorneys are available to respond to questions between 3:45 – 4:30 each afternoon in the FJC legal clinic, following the Court’s response.