Q: Can I modify a DANCO to where he can attend doctor appointments and talk for the remainder of this pregnancy
A: A Domestic Abuse No Contact Order ("DANCO") is a protective order issues by a judge in a criminal court file. As a result, any change prior to its expiration would have to be made by a judge. A "protected person" can ask the prosecutor to support ending or changing the terms of a DANCO, and can ask a judge to end or change it. If the defendant's criminal charges are dismissed, the DANCO would then end.
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