Minneapolis, MN asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana

Q: I filed for a protective order against my cousin. I’m scared to now be in sane court room with him. How can I avoid this

My cousin has been telling people that he’s going to kill me my fiancé my kids then himself. He believes I’m a prostitute which I am not. He says if I lie to him he’s going to kill me. He’s gone into detail to others. I have him on recording. I put a protective order against him but now I have to testify infront of him in a courtroom and I’m PETRIFIED! What can I do to avoid this but still get my protective order approved?

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Request the hearing by zoom.

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