Violations of Orders of Protection


Defense Against Violation of Orders of Protection

If an Order of Protection has been issued against you, contact an attorney at Pappalardo & Pappalardo, LLP to discuss your obligations and your rights. We understand that cases involving domestic abuse and restraining orders are complex and personal.

If you have already been charged with criminal contempt (the legal term for Violation of Order of Protection), we can counsel you on your options and assist in preventing further charges, as well as defend you against the charge associated with the Order of Protection.

You may be angry and frustrated when you get an Order of Protection filed against you. Depending on your situation, the Order may require you to leave your home and/or prevent you from seeing your children. An Order of Protection may even interfere with your work life and social life. In some situations, it may seem impossible to not violate the Order.

Regardless of your situation, it is important that you not only avoid Violation of Order of Protection, but it is also important for you to know that you have options. Pappalardo & Pappalardo, LLP can educate you on those options. All situations are different – whether your charges were a result of a misunderstanding, or you are actively pursuing counseling for anger management or other issues. Our attorneys will listen to your situation and do everything we can to help you move forward with your life.

Free Consultation If You Have Been Charged With Criminal Contempt

Contact our attorneys as soon as possible if you have been charged with criminal contempt in New York or federal court. From our centrally located offices near the courthouses in Westchester and New York City, we serve clients throughout Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, or any upstate county and in federal courts.