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ex parte protective order was issued and served upon him this past thrus and i picked up a copy from the court house friday
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If the police officer witnessed the violation he is required to arrest your ex. If he refused to do so, you can consider filing a formal complaint against him.
Call the police the next time he is near your home. Tell them you have a TRO, that you believe he is going to break in and that you are in fear of your life. If the police officer witnesses your ex at or around your home, he is required to arrest him. If the officer does not arrest your ex, obtain his badge number.
On Tuesday when the courts reopen, you will want to file a contempt of court action against your ex for violating the court order. It is very simple to do.
When someone violates the court orders they are considered to be in contempt of court. To enforce your rights you will need to file a motion for contempt. In that motion you indicate what the orders are and how he has violated them.
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