Restraining Orders | Abuse Protection Law | Wareham, MA

SERVING PLYMOUTH, BARNSTABLE, AND

BRISTOL COUNTIES IN MASSACHUSETTS

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!

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Restraining orders and abuse protection law

The Massachusetts Abuse Prevention Act defines abuse of a person by a family member as a civil or criminal matter – or both. Under Chapter 209A, the accused has the right to an aggressive defense. Time is of the essence sometimes with less than 24 hours to build a defense.

Know your rights!

  • A strong defense is necessary

  • Allegations are not always true

  • Time is of the essence

  • Gather pictures and physical evidence

  • Arrange witnesses, documents, records etc

  • Serve any necessary subpoena

Learn more about Chapter 209A law in Massachusetts and how it can help you.

For legal representation in seeking a restraining order, call:

508-291-3033

Convenient hours

Monday – Friday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Available 24/7 for emergencies

Evening and weekend appointments available