How to File for a Protective Order in Maryland

Seeking immediate protection from an abuser is important for your safety. In Maryland, you can either file for a protective order or a peace order. Both of these options mean that your abuser will be arrested if they contact you or come near your home, school, or place of work. Keep reading to learn more […]

What is the Difference Between a Protective Order and a Peace Order?

Protective and peace orders are two classes of restraining orders that are put in place to keep someone from harming, harassing, stalking, or otherwise contacting you. The main difference between these two types of civil orders is the relationship between you and the offender. Let’s take a closer look at these methods of legal protection […]

Protective Orders Vs. Peace Orders

Lady Justice statue in law office. Figurine with blindfold, balance and sword is personification of moral force in judicial system and it's origin is Lustitia, goddess of Justice in Roman mythology

There are times in life where you need protection from a person who is violent or has threatened harm to you or your child. For these times, the law offers protective orders and peace orders. These orders protect you and your loved ones from dangerous people, and today, we’re going to take a closer look […]