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Q: if there is a no contact order in place, is it legal for the victim and her family to still contact the defendant?

my boyfriend was charged with domestic battery 3rd degree over a yr ago. He is currently on 5 yrs probation with a no contact order in place. The victim and her family members have contacted him several times throughout this year. He has not responded at all to the victim at all but she continues... View More

Terry Jones Zach
Terry Jones Zach
answered on Oct 19, 2021

That would depend on whether her contact/communication can be construed as harassment. Typically, a no contact order only applies to the defendant, your boyfriend, and the person seeking the no contact order is not prohibited or punished for reaching out to him regarding their child. However, the... View More

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