Cartersville, GA asked in Domestic Violence for Georgia

Q: if your 17 and charged with family violence at your mothers house do they put up a protection order if you live there?

if the 17 year old is living with the parents and was arrested for family violence will there be a protection order put up when he goes to court

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Onyema Anene Farrey
Onyema Anene Farrey
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A: If charged with battery/family violence in Georgia, the offender will likely have bond conditions that will state that the offender shall have no contact with the victim.

If the victim wants a domestic violence protective order (called a TPO), the victim will have to file a separate case for that in civil court.

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