Quick Answer: Does A Temporary Restraining Order Stay On Your Record?

What happens when a temporary restraining order expires?

If your restraining order expires, all parts of the order expire with it.

This includes orders that the defendant: not abuse you.

not contact you or your children..

How long are temporary restraining orders good for?

between 20 and 25 daysTemporary restraining orders usually last between 20 and 25 days, until the court hearing date. When you go to court for the hearing that was scheduled for your TRO, the judge may issue a “permanent” restraining order. They are not really “permanent” because they usually last up to 5 years.

Is a restraining order considered a felony?

Violation of a restraining or protective order of any kind can lead to criminal charges. You could face jail time, fines, and it could affect your probation. You could be charged with a misdemeanor, a felony, or with contempt of court for violation of an order.

Is texting a violation of a restraining order?

Under the terms of a restraining order, you are barred from all contact with the protected person—even if he or she attempts to contact you first. That means that you can be charged with a protection order violation simply by responding to a text message from a victim or even picking up the phone if he or she calls.

Does a temporary restraining order show up on a background check?

The temporary restraining order in California does not go into the CLETS database and will not come up on a background check. It will also generally not impact the restrained parties’ ability to possess a firearm.