Browsing All posts tagged under »restraining order process«

An Introduction to Process for Anyone Who’s Been Falsely Accused on a Restraining Order Petition and Doesn’t Know Anything about the Law

December 21, 2015


Representations of legal process on TV and in the movies are misleading. Judges are not sage, and they don’t care about you or your rights any more than they have to. People are falsely accused on restraining order petitions who may never have seen the inside of a courtroom before. They may enter with the […]

A Word on Restraining Order Statistics and the Rate of False Restraining Orders

March 23, 2015


I responded to a paper published last year by law professor Kelly Behre, who took umbrage that so-called FRGs (father’s rights groups) were promulgating the statistic that 80% of restraining orders were frivolous or false. This conjectural statistic (60 to 80%) was, I believe, postulated by Save Services based on its studying available information, which […]