If you have filed an application for a TPO and would like to apply for legal representation, please click here to download an intake packet.

Si usted es la que aplico para la Orden de Protección  y le gustaría tener una abogada para su audiencia oprima aquí para la aplicación.

YOU HAVE ONLY A FEW MINUTES AT YOUR HEARING!
DON’T SPEND IT TALKING ABOUT UNIMPORTANT THINGS!
DON’T ARGUE WITH THE OTHER PARTY!

Here are some questions you should address:

  1. What happened to cause you to get the Temporary Protection Order?
  2. History of Domestic Violence, if any.
  3. Family facts: Married? Children together? How many? Names and Ages?
  4. Why should your order be extended?
  5. If you have children together, who should have temporary custody of them and why?
  6. What should the visitation schedule be (days of the week and hours of the day)?
    From ___________________(day of the week) at _____ a.m./p.m.
    Until ___________________(day of the week) at _____ a.m./p.m.
    [Supervised by ___________________ ,-if needed]
  7. Where should the child exchange take place?
  8. Who can the other party call if there is an issue concerning visitation (name and telephone number)?
  9. Do you need/want child support?
  10. How should the child support be paid to you?
  11. Do you need health insurance for the child(ren)?
  12. Do you need other financial assistance, return of important items, or other help?
  13. Does the other party have guns/rifles?