A violation of trust is one of the greatest challenges a person can face, especially when that violation is in the form of abuse, harassment, or exploitation. Protective Orders (commonly called Restraining Orders) are court orders that protect a person from abuse or harassment by another. Oregon has many different types of protective orders each with its own criteria. It’s important to speak with an attorney experienced in different types of protective orders to see if you meet the criteria necessary to obtain one.
Alternatively, sometimes someone you know gets a protective order against you when you do not believe the judge should have ordered it. Sometimes people get restraining orders against people to try and influence the outcome of a pending custody and parenting time case. Having a protective order against you can affect your job, your livelihood, and your relationships with other people. Tapestry has experience helping people get restraining orders dismissed.
A FAPA restraining order is a protective order for those who have been the victims of abuse at the hands of one of the following people:
There are additional criteria for getting a FAPA order. If you would like help getting a FAPA order or believe someone wrongly got a FAPA order against you, schedule an appointment.
An EPPDAPA protective order is a restraining order that can protect your physical and financial safety. To qualify for an EPPDAPA order, you must be:
There are additional criteria for getting an EPPDAPA order. If you would like help getting an EPPDAPA order or believe someone wrongly got an EPPDAPA order against you, schedule a consultation to learn more.
A SAPO is a type of restraining order that can protect your physical safety from someone who sexually abused or sexually assaulted you. As there are other types of protective orders you can get against them, the person who abused or assaulted you must NOT be one of the following people:
If you would like help getting a SAPO or believe someone wrongly got a SAPOr against you, you may wish to speak with an attorney who has experience with this kind of protective order.
A Stalking Order is a type of restraining order that prevents a person who has made repeated and unwanted contacts with you, members of your immediate family or members of your household from continuing to make those unwanted contacts. These types of unwanted contact include:
If you would like help getting a stalking order or believe someone wrongly got a stalking order against you, schedule an appointment.
An ERPO is a type of protective order that prevents a person from having, owning, purchasing, possessing, receiving, or attempting to purchase or receive a deadly weapon. You can get an ERPO if the person you are concerned about is a spouse, partner, parent, child, sibling, or roommate. An ERPO is very difficult to get and you should consult with an attorney if you have questions about whether or not your situation will qualify for an ERPO.