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Is it an offence to disregard a no-contact court order when the other person is extremely complicit?

united-states Will Bob face repercussions for violating his court orders conditions when it was done with the full active complicity of Alice, if Alice then decides she would like to use this mutual ...
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Is it an offence to disregard a no-contact court order when the other person is extremely complicit?

england-and-wales The answer is a solid "it depends". The first issue is whether a no-contact order would happen in the first place. If Alice didn't ask for it in her victim statement, it ...
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The nature of do not contact requests and crafting one that is irrevocable and permanently keeping away an ex

united-states Generally, the relief sought in a case like this is a "restraining order" or a "protective order". One might also pursue a criminal prosecution for stalking in the ...
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Is it an offence to disregard a no-contact court order when the other person is extremely complicit?

spain Bob did commit an offence. Whatever Alice's past, current and future opinion about it, the court has ordered Bob not be near Alice. Alice's opinion is not relevant for Bob's obligations. Bear in ...
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Is it an offence to disregard a no-contact court order when the other person is extremely complicit?

canada You say that Bob is convicted of an offence and that part of the legal outcome is that he is prohibited from going near Alice. Because you have said this prohibition is an outcome of the ...
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Is it an offence to disregard a no-contact court order when the other person is extremely complicit?

austria Yes, though if this comes to light years later then statutes of limitation may apply. In fact, in Austria, Alice will face repercussions as well, at least as the law is written (I do not know ...
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Can I sue my local law enforcement agency for gross negligence in reference to their handling of domestic violence against me?

You can sue your ex in court for his various wrongs. You can't sue the police for failing to act. See Castle Rock v. Gonzales, 545 U.S. 748 (2005) (no law enforcement liability for inaction in the ...
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When flatmates get an AVO against each other, who has to move out?

Usually, an order would specify what happens. There is no hard and fast rule in this situation.
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Can I sue my local law enforcement agency for gross negligence in reference to their handling of domestic violence against me?

germany The first (and obvious) step is to file criminal charges against the husband. This can be done at the police or directly at a prosecutor's office or the local court, and non-profit victim ...
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