What Is a Petition Gag Order?

Answer A gag order petition is used to request that a party to a lawsuit be barred from speaking with members of the press or media. Court petitions can be filed by either party in most kinds of legal dis... Read More »

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Rules of a Petition for an Order of Protection?

The rules for a petition for an Order of Protection vary in detail from state to state, but the general process for filing an Order of Protection is fairly consistent. Judges issue protection order... Read More »

What if the courts petition to take away your parental rights can your spouse file a petition to adopt that child?

No. Anyone adopted over the age of 16 does not automatically get US citizenship. Sorry.

What is the difference between no contact order&restraining order?

Although people sometimes consider a no contact and restraining order as essentially the same, they are used for different types of cases. Usually, you do not even have a choice to file a no contac... Read More »

What is a petition?

Understanding the basics of the judicial system is important for all citizens. Many people end up involved in civil court at some point during their lifetimes. One element of a civil court case is ... Read More »