Harassment Restraining Order

A Harassment Restraining Order is an order one receives from a judge against another preventing contact whether by telephone, mail, email or through third parties. A court hearing is set allowing the parties to present witnesses, police reports and other supporting documentation. The person seeking a Harassment Restraining Order must prove a pattern of harassing and unwanted contact, such as repeated telephone calls over several days, unwanted visits at work, or the person constantly drives past one’s house.