Silverado, CA asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Domestic Violence for California

Q: Can I appeal a restraining order against me.

I was given the evidence the day of my hearing and about 20 minutes before my hearing. Before the judge made her decision I asked for a continuous to get a lawyer to protect my rights and was denied.

2 Lawyer Answers

Dale S. Gribow

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Need more info

Was this criminal or family law proceeding?

When did you get notice of proceeding?

Why didn’t you have a lawyer?

Angelina Bradley

  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If it was a family law DVRO, then yes, you can. You’ll need to file a notice of appeal, request the transcript of the record, and file your brief. It won’t be easy or cheap. But you can reach out to attorneys like me who do this sort of work for a consult.

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