Temporary Restraining Orders

Temporary Restraining Orders

When most people think of temporary restraining orders, they think of them as protection against some type of physical or emotional abuse. In the context of a family law proceeding, however, temporary restraining orders can also offer protection against behaviors that have more to do with preserving your marital estate than ensuring physical or emotional health.At Stange Law Firm, PC, we dedicate our entire practice to family law. Our deep understanding of all aspects of these cases allows us to quickly identify the different types of abuse that can happen while your divorce is in progress and to take the appropriate action necessary to stop it. Our St. Louis temporary restraining orders attorneys are prepared to pursue every available option in an effort to protect your interests.

Seeking The Protection You Need

In addition to seeking restraining orders against physical and emotional abuse for our clients and their children, we also pursue many restraining orders to protect against the dissipation of assets or where other irreparable may exist. In many divorce proceedings, one spouse will be given control of certain marital property, such as a bank account for the purpose of paying the family’s bills. If the spouse starts spending money on things beyond the scope of his or her authority, a temporary restraining order can be issued to freeze the account or reassign control to another party.

When you hire our firm, we will thoroughly review your case in order to ensure that we have a complete understanding of the situation and work with you to prepare the affidavits and forms required to request the order. We will be there to represent you in court and present the strongest possible case to support your position.

Restraining orders may not sound appealing, but sometimes they are an essential tool for family law matters. We have written articles about the process that might give you more information:

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We also handle many other family law matters, including but not limited to:

Dissolution of Marriage
Unfortunately, there are times when a marriage is irretrievably broken and a divorce is the only option. We can help with your uncontested, contested, simple or complex divorce case.
Legal Separation
There are some instances where married parties are separated, but are unsure whether their marriage can be reconciled or may later need to be dissolved. We can help with a legal separation if this is the case.
Annulment
In certain circumstances, a party may be able to seek an annulment if there are circumstances that led to a party being fraudulently induced into entering a marriage.
Family Law
Unfortunately, there are times when a marriage is irretrievably broken and a divorce is the only option. We can help with your uncontested, contested, simple or complex divorce case.
Collaborative Law/Mediation
If you are looking for an amicable resolution to your divorce or family law matter, we have attorneys who can help you with a collaborative family law case or mediation.
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
These agreements help couples make critical decisions about their relationships, just in case. While prenuptial agreements are drafted before a marriage, postnuptial agreements are drafted during the marriage, usually when circumstances change.
Paternity Law/Mediation
With approximately forty-percent of all children being born out of wedlock, we represent numerous unmarried parents in child custody and child support disputes. These cases are the twenty-first century divorce and extremely common.
Guardianships and conservatorships
We also represent clients in matters of guardianships and conservatorships, helping them protect the people they love — especially when those people can no longer care for themselves. Our work in this area often involves people facing physical and mental illnesses, alcoholism and addiction.
Fertility and surrogacy
We can help clients negotiate fertility and surrogacy agreements, drafting and executing all related documents as well as resolving any conflicts that may arise.
Step-parent adoption
We represent parents in step-parent adoptions, which usually occur when a parent marries or remarries after the birth of a biological child. Step-parent adoptions help bring families closer together by creating a solid family unit.
Name Change
If you are seeking to legally change your name, we can help.
Orders of Protection
We can help you in legal proceedings involving restraining orders.
Adoption
We are honored to represent clients who wish to adopt a child into their family.
Minor emancipation
In some cases, minors do best when they are given the rights and responsibilities of adults. We assist in minor emancipation, representing both teens and their parents.
Grandparents' rights
Lawyers at our firm also handle grandparents' rights issues such as child custody, guardianship and grandparent adoption.
Appeals
We represent parties in appeals of adverse family court judgments, including divorce, child custody, child support, maintenance and grandparent visitation.
Child Support
We represent clients in matters involving child support.
Child Custody
We represent parents in child custody disputes.
Juvenile Matters
We represent parties in juvenile matters involving the Division of Family Law Services.
Modifications
We assist clients in modifying prior child custody and child support judgments when the facts call for it.
Contempt
We help clients in contempt of court matters as well as family access motions.
Military Divorce
We are proud to represent service members in divorce and family law matters.
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From our webpage, you can also read articles about family law, view informational videos, seminar videos, listen to our podcast, download our mobile application or view support calculators for MissouriIllinois and Kansas.

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