Our office has a no-drop policy.
- Once the judge grants a protective order, it is effective for the entire duration of the order.
- During the first year after it is granted:
- No request for a Protective Order to be "dropped," "canceled" or "vacated" can be made.
- A person who is the subject of a Protective Order may request some modifications contained in the order.
Tex. Family Code 85.025 & 87.001
Our office will represent victims who need to modify Protective Orders.
We do NOT represent victims who want to cancel or vacate final Protective Orders.
All filing and service fees will be charged to the abuser. There is no charge to the applicant when filing a protective order.
Tex. Family Code 81.002