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New Case Law – Definition of Abuse in a Restraining Order Case

The Oregon Court of Appeals in Martinez and Martinez released an opinion on March 10, 2010 relating to the definition of abuse in a restraining order case.¬† One of the prima facie elements necessary to obtain a restraining order (FAPA … Continue reading

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What do you have to show to get a restraining order?

This post is the second in our series on Oregon’s “Family Abuse Prevention Act” restraining orders. The first post was on who is eligible to get a restraining order. See previous post here. This post is about what you have … Continue reading

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Who can get a restraining order?

As Portland based family law lawyers, we field a lot of questions about restraining orders under Oregon’s “Family Abuse Prevention Act.” ¬†Many are interested in getting help and keeping an abusive partner or household member away. Others have been served … Continue reading

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