Q: Can a person go to jail for an epo/dvo if they didn’t violate and if they didn’t get served
A: No. Not if you have not been served.
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A: If they were never served at all then they had no notice of the restrictions. If they have a prior EPO or DVO that has restrictions in place and they violated a warrant can be issued for their arrest based on a new criminal charge of violating an EPO/DVO. An EPO or DVO by itself is a civil case but violating any EPO or DVO is a criminal case.
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