Elmhurst Order of Protection Attorneys | Restraining Order Lawyers Elmhurst

Elmhurst Order of Protection Attorneys | Restraining Order Lawyers Elmhurst

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The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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O'Flaherty Law of Elmhurst

​110 E. Schiller St., Ste. 200B ​Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone:

(331)253-4060

E-Mail:

elmhurst@oflaherty-law.com​

Hours: 9 am - 7 pm Monday - Friday 11 am - 3pm Saturday 11 am - 2 pm Sunday

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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

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Orders of Protections vs. Restraining Orders

In this video, our Elmhurst order of protection attorneys explain the difference between a restraining order and an order of protection.  "Restraining order" is a broad term used to cover court orders requiring someone to do or not do something.  An order of protection is a type of restraining order that is intended to prevent abuse at the hands of a family member or household member. This article by our Elmhurst order of protection lawyers covers how to file for an order of protection and the various remedies that are available if an order of protection is granted.

Elmhurst order of protection attorney Kevin O'Flaherty covers orders of protection and how it's different than a restraining order among other aspects of orders of protection.

How to File a Petition for a Elmhurst Order of Protection

This video by our Elmhurst order of protection attorneys covers the various steps you should take to file a petition for an order of protection. There are many documents and even some filing fees that must be filed and served properly upon the defendant. This article will explain the process for you in detail.

Elmhurst restraining order lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains how to file a petition for an Illinois order of protection and what kind of documents must be filed.

What Constitutes “Abuse” for the Purpose of Illinois Orders of Protection?

In this video, our Elmhurst order of protection attorneys sit down to explain what constitutes as abuse for the purpose of obtaining an order of protection in Illinois. Orders of protection are intended to prevent "abuse" at the hands of a family member or household member. "Abuse" is broadly defined as more than just physical abuse. According to the Domestic Violence Act, "abuse" includes:

  • Physical abuse;
  • Harassment;
  • Interference with personal liberty;
  • Intimidation of a dependent; or
  • Willful deprivation.

This article goes into detail to explain the types of behavior that fall under each of these categories. 

Elmhurst restraining order lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains how to file a petition for an Illinois order of protection and what kind of documents must be filed.

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