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Q: Can victim show up at defendants residence with a no contact order in place?

The victim showed up at the defendants residence me and my boyfriend and wont leave so i made him leave so he wouldn't get in trouble is that not violating the order for the victim to come to the defendants residence

J. Caleb Cassell
J. Caleb Cassell answered on May 4, 2020

The answer to the first question (can victim show up at defendants residence with a no contact order in place?), is yes. A victim, or individual protected by a "no contact order", Order of Protection, or similar Court Order, has no restraints on his or her liberty beyond that of a normal... Read more »

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