Q: My ex is saying that i threatened him to come over, we currently have a no contact order in place?
What do i do if he hit me when he came? I have a busted lip. Am i going to be in any kind of trouble since i did contact him?
A: It sounds as if you both violated the no contact order and thus both may be subject to penalty by the Judge. That said, his violation sounds considerably more serious than yours but in the end, it all depends upon how the Judge sees it.
It depends on what the no contact order says. If there is a court order, via a criminal judgment saying Person A should not make contact directly or indirectly via 3rd party with Person B. The order is in effect against Person A. Person B contacting person A is NOT in violation unless the order states that neither party should have contact. Many no contact orders are unilateral. Such as the example I gave in a criminal judgment. Other examples that are usually unilateral are; stalking orders, restraining orders.
While they are unilateral, engaging in contact as Person B when Person A has the order is just setting someone up for failure and could be harmful in a case for a renewal of a no contact order in the future.
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