Q: If a protective order has been violated but it expired a month before I go to court can i still be arrested.?
Protective order was violated in May but it expires in August
A: The date of your trial is irrelevant. If you violated the terms of the protection order during the time it was in effect, you can be charged and found guilty whenever the trial is held.
A: It's the date of the alleged violation not the court date that will govern the outcome. Please keep in mind that this is a public forum. You should consult privately with an experienced criminal defense lawyer of your choosing as violations of protective orders are taken seriously.
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