If an ex is claiming that I have her keys and wants to file a restraining order, what is my best course of action?

I want no further contact with that ex and I do not have the keys. I would like to avoid the RO.

Asked on June 18, 2014 under Criminal Law, California

Answers:

Richard Southard / Law Office of Richard Southard

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Having your keys would not be the basis for having a restraining order issued against you.  You can always choose to hire an attorney to draft a letter on your behalf and oppose any restraining order. 


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