The Criminal Consequences of a Protection Order

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By: Bill Henry
PublishedAug 19, 2020
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If your significant other has accused you of domestic violence, you should understand the criminal consequences of violating your protection order. Contacting your partner is a violation of that order.

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The Limitations of a Protection Order

If you’ve been charged with domestic violence, any act of domestic violence, there is a mandatory protection order that has been put in place to prevent you from having any contact with your partner.

If you live with your accuser, that protection order means you cannot go to your home.  

If You Break the Protection Order…

Any sort of violation of that order can carry with it some severe criminal consequences.

It is possible to have a protection order modified to allow for contact with your spouse or partner – or perhaps even go home.

A criminal defense attorney will have to assess the facts of your case to determine whether it may be possible to change your protection order.

Know More About Colorado’s Domestic Violence Laws

Read more in our Complete Guide to Domestic Violence in Colorado

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