Temporary Restraining Orders
Same-Sex Family Law Lawyer in Deer Park, Texas
Although you might want to avoid serious legal matters when dealing with
heated disputes with your same-sex partner or spouse, it is important
to realize that sometimes the only solution is to file for a temporary
restraining order (TRO). If a court approves your request, a TRO can be
used to keep an abusive person away from you, wherever you go. This is
especially helpful in situations that have escalated to
People who you may file a temporary restraining order against include:
- Same-sex boyfriends or girlfriends
- Same-sex spouse
- Same-sex ex-spouse
- Anyone else who is hurting you
What are the Specifics of a TRO?
In many cases, an attorney’s help is necessary when filing for a
temporary restraining order, as you will need to present a compelling
argument to have it approved. Essentially, you are saying that you want
to limit the freedoms of a particular person for a particular amount of
time; thus, the court takes each TRO filing quite seriously.
A temporary restraining order is – as the name implies – quite
temporary, though. On average, they will only be effective for about two
to three weeks. If you want a more permanent solution, you will need to
show that you are perpetually harmed or continually abused by the person
Forms of abuse that may be cited when filing for your TRO include:
Physical: Causing harm to your body or threatening to do so.
Mental: Using manipulation or coercion to bring about negative consequences.
Verbal: Degrading or humiliating speech with the intent to hurt your wellbeing.
Compassionate Support When You Need It Most
I, Deer Park same-sex family law attorney Dennis M. Slate, genuinely want
to see you in a comfortable, safe place. If someone is causing you to
experience any form of abuse, it must not be tolerated and you should
try to find a solution that works for you. With my help, you may be able
to file a temporary restraining order against them, and then use that
time to decide your next course of action. If it is your same-sex spouse
who is hurting you, it might be time to consider filing for a
same-sex divorce. If you want to explore your legal options in this regard, know that I
am here for you as well.
Put a respected and reputable divorce attorney with a flawless Avvo rating
in your corner.
Contact me today at (281) 407-9254.