Tag: Restraining Order

March 10, 2010

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…

September 25, 2009

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…

September 25, 2009

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…