Monthly Archives: December 2013

Housing Court

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Here at CourtReference, we spend a lot of time looking at court systems, so we get to see types of courts in some states that you may not have in your state – yet. Courts that specialize in a particular area of the law have been around for a long time. Examples are Family Court, Juvenile Court, Tax Court, and Probate Court.

But in the past few decades, courts that specialize in a single type of case have evolved. These highly specialized courts may be a separate court, or a division or program of court of more general jurisdiction. … Read More

Check Out Our Website for Your Research Needs

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Have you ever used our “Free Public Records Search Directory” website for a public record search? If not, you’ll probably be surprised by the variety of public records available to you. However, the site is not limited to just public records but also provides links and contact information for a number of other useful subjects such as “department directories,” “GIS maps,” “government jobs,” “restaurant inspections,” “traffic cameras,” and more.

Not only can you find links to search “Assessor property tax records” and “recorded document land Read More

PART II – PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR DEFENDING AGAINST A PROTECTION ORDER

Last month I published  Beyond the Paperwork: Practical Advice for Obtaining a Protection Order  on this blog site.  This month, as promised, I would like to address some strategies for defending against an order of protection.

As noted in my previous article, there can be grave consequences if a protection order is filed against you.  For the purposes of this post, consider a “protection order” the same as a restraining order or no-contact order; the terminology changes depending on your jurisdiction and your relationship to the petitioner.

Protection orders must be issued by a court and are designed to prevent … Read More