If my ex used my credit card information and to make purchases online, other than a financial

crime, is this a violation of protective order?

Asked on April 8, 2017 under Criminal Law, Texas


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

It *may* be a violation of a protective order: it depends on what the order said. Like contracts, a court order or a protective order is controlled by its terms: it prohibits what it says it prohibits, but nothing else. So you need to review the specific terms of the order to answer this question; if you are unsure of the answer still, bring the order to an attorney to review with you.

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