Stalking Injuctions Lawyer in Salt Lake City
Stalking accusations often arise in domestic violence cases where one current or former spouse or intimate or domestic partner engages in a “course of conduct” causing emotional distress in the other. Various types of behavior can be considered stalking. When you believe you are in danger due to stalking, getting a stalking injunction can bring you peace of mind. If you have never done this, however, you may need assistance from a family law attorney in Salt Lake City.
Conversely, if you have been served with a stalking injunction and you believe it was done maliciously to harm your reputation, Attorney Trevor Casperson at Solon Law can help you fight it. Our firm represents clients on both sides of this issue. We are here to protect your rights, fight for your reputation, and to see that you do not suffer harm, whether from stalking or wrongful stalking allegations. Our family lawyer brings years of experience and a strong sense of advocacy to clients in need of both professional and human support in such cases.
What Is Stalking in Utah?
Stalking is defined under Section 76-50106.5 of the Utah Criminal Code.
Under this law, stalking can include actions of:
- Communicating to or about
- Interfering with property
Stalking injunctions are court orders that prohibit the stalker from contacting or going within a certain distance of the victim as well as anyone else listed on the injunction. Thus, these injunctions may impact child custody if the stalker is banned from making any contact with shared children.
Stalking injunctions can be ordered on a temporary or more permanent basis. Temporary injunctions are granted without a hearing in which the alleged stalker can appear and present evidence. The alleged offender is then given 10 days to respond. Once a hearing is conducted where both parties can plead their cases, the judge will make a ruling based on the evidence heard.
Solon Law can advise or represent you in any stalking injunction matter. By contacting us as soon as possible in these matters, we can prepare you for court or appear as your representative.
Request a free case evaluation from our Salt Lake City stalking injunction attorney by contacting Solon Law via our online request form or by calling (801) 770-0073. Hablamos español.
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