Civil Protection Orders

Criminal Harassment | Stalking & the Internet

A Washington Lawyer’s Perspective on Criminal Harassment, Stalking, Cyberstalking & the Internet Overview In any society, people have to deal with a lack of civility and bad manners.  That said, such behavior becomes criminalized when it reaches the law’s definition of harassment, or it can be addressed via civil protection orders when it falls just short of…

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Civil Harassment, Stalking & the Internet

A Washington lawyer’s perspective on the stalking, civil harassment, the internet and issues surrounding these kind of allegations based on experience. Overview Harassment and stalking are not recently developed types of behavior. These two behaviors have occurred in some form or another throughout history. However, with the new Internet age (making it easier to impulsively…

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Stalking

A Lawyer’s | Attorney’s Perspective on Stalking based on Experience. Overview In Washington, when stalking moves from the online realm (read our section on Cyberstalking) and into the physical world, a separate criminal statute applies. Whether you are being accused of stalking or you think you are the victim of stalking, it is important to…

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Cyberbullying in Schools

A Washington Civil Lawyer’s Perspective on Bullying or Cyber-Bullying in Schools Overview The vast majority of parents experienced or witnessed bullying while growing up but it was limited to name calling and violence. The current generations of children are experiencing bullying in an entirely different manner in a way that the older generation may not…

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Can a Business file for a Protection Order?

Can a Business file a Protection Order? A Civil Lawyer’s | Attorney’s Perspective based on Experience. In general, no but …. In general, a business cannot file a civil protection order  directly (there are exceptions for businesses that file on behalf of a vulnerable adults but no such exceptions for harassment, threats or sexual misconduct). …

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Vulnerable Adult Protection Orders

Vulnerable Adult Protection Order Litigation. An Experienced Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective If you have been served with a Vulnerable Adult Protection Order and are considering fighting it, preview the below material as well as our section on fighting a protection orders.  If you are looking to pursue a Vulnerable Adult Protection Order with or without…

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Sexual Assault Protection Orders

Sexual Assault Protection Order Litigation. An Experienced Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective “Victims who do not report the crime still desire safety and protection from future interactions with the offender. Some cases in which the rape is reported are not prosecuted. In these situations, the victim should be able to seek a civil remedy requiring that…

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Domestic Violence Protection Orders

Civil Domestic Violence Protection Order Litigation. An Experienced Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective If you have been served with a Domestic Violence Protection Order and are considering fighting it, read the section on fighting a protection order as well as the content below.  If you are looking to pursue a Domestic Violence Protection order with or…

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