Obtain a Protective Order: Maryland Protective Order & Peace Order Filing

divorce attorney in marylandAt the Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, we’ll help you to protect yourself, your privacy, and your family, by taking up your case and working with you to obtain a protective order. Maryland protective order and peace order filing will be a far easier and more successful process with an experienced attorney on your side.

At the Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, we’re familiar with the rules of evidence and how to meet the burden of proof required to reach the outcome you’re seeking.

In Maryland, protective order and peace order are the two terms used — whereas “restraining” order is not an official term or process in the state.

A peace order is typically issued involving any non-domestic relationship. This includes dating, coworkers, strangers and other acquaintances. Protective orders are utilized in the case of domestic relationships including spouses and ex-spouses.

If you are considering filing a Maryland protective order, it’s important that you act quickly. Petitions must be filed within 30 days of the act which occurred, and there must be a specific incident or scenario being described.

Of course, should you find yourself in the position of needing to defend yourself against a protective order, it’s also important that you have the right legal assistance. A protective order may contain serious allegations which can have a significant impact on your job and career, your future and more, which is why it’s so important to work with an experienced attorney who knows how to defend your rights.

Call us at 240.395.1418 and we’ll provide you with a free consultation, and begin guiding you through the process of filing and obtaining a peace or protective order. Maryland protective order petitions are designed to protect you, so take action today when you’re in need.