Abuse and Harassment

 

civil harassment

In general, civil harassment is abuse, threats of abuse, stalking, sexual assault, or serious harassment by someone you have not dated and do NOT have a close relationship with, like a neighbor, a roommate, or a friend (that you have never dated). Click here for more information on Civil Harassment.

For a how-to guide on how to file for a Civil Harassment Restraining order.

workplace violence

Under California Law, (Code of Civil Procedure § 527.8) courts can make orders to protect an employee from suffering unlawful violence or credible threats of violence. These orders can be requested by the employer of a person who is suffering unlawful violence or credible threats of violence, and will be enforced by law enforcement agencies. Click here for more information on Workplace Violence.

Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse

A Restraining Order to Prevent Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse is a court order that helps protect people from being abused. If you are a person 65 years or older or a dependent adult, you can ask for a restraining order if you have been:

  • Physically abused
  • Financially abused
  • Mentally or emotionally abused
  • Neglected
  • Abandoned or abducted
  • Isolated or
  • Deprived by a caregiver of goods or services you needed to avoid harm or suffering

Click here for more information on Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse

 

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