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i know i cant go close up to 100 yard to my wife and kids due

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i know i cant go close up to 100 yard to my wife and kids due to a rstraining order. but, what if my wife comes to me? do i get in trouble?

Based on the facts as you have stated them, it sounds like the restraining order is in place against you, not against her. As such, only you can be accused of violating the restraining order, not her. Meaning, if she were to come near you, you could "get in trouble" while she would not. As such, I would certainly encourage you to avoid her at all costs, regardless of whether she initiates the contact.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Im just giving a scenario here just for me to understand better.. If she comes to me i'll get in trouble?

You could, yes. A restraining order prohibits all contact, regardless of who initiates that contact.

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