Q: My son's exgirlfreind is trying to put a restraining order on him. Should he contest it? Should I hire a lawyer for him?
Yes. He should have a lawyer who can explain all the consequences to him of either fighting the request for what I assume is a domestic violence order of protection or not contesting it.
There isn't enough information to answer your question about whether he should contest it. He needs to privately meet with a lawyer who can answer those questions for him based on the specifics of his case.
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