Domestic Abuse Amid Shelter in Place Order
Domestic Abuse Amid Shelter in Place Order Staying home has become essential to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. For many, staying at home amid a pandemic is the safest
Subsequent Orders for Protection and Extensions in Minnesota
On our blog, we have previously covered Orders for Protection and the standard the petitioner has to meet in order to succeed on a Petition for an Order for Protection.
Safe Separations in Minnesota
The end of any relationship is a highly emotional and stressful time. It is a sad fact that many people experience threats to their safety even after their relationship ends
Can I Get An Order for Protection For a Child in Minnesota?
What do you need to prove to obtain an Order for Protection for a child in Minnesota? A parent or guardian can obtain an Order for Protection (OFP) in favor
Unsupported/False Allegations of Domestic Abuse in Minnesota
In a custody and parenting time proceeding, alleging that the other parent has committed domestic abuse against you or child is a very serious allegation. Often, this could involve two
Common MN Family Law Acronyms Decoded: OFP & HRO
Professionals who work in family law have a tendency to overuse acronyms. They use them so frequently that sometimes they forget that people who do not work in family law
Domestic Abuse Order for Protection (OFP)
In Minnesota, a victim of domestic abuse can seek an Order from the District Courts, prohibiting contact from an abuser. Minnesota Statute Section 518B.01 subd. 1 allows a Court to
The Definition of Domestic Abuse in Minnesota
The National Domestic Violence Hotline defines domestic violence as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner.
Harassment Restraining Orders in Minnesota
As stated in our previous blog post on Orders for Protection in Minnesota, this post addresses Harassment Retraining Orders, which is a similar legal tool to OFPs. In Minnesota, a