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I had an argument with my boyfriend. It was loud and glass

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I had an argument with my boyfriend. It was loud and glass was broken. The neighbors called the police. The police were over zeolous and arressted my boyfriend even though the fight never evolved to a physical nature. His charges were dissmissed. We had consumed alcohol prior to the fight and my son wittnessed the fight. Due to this the police called dyfs and dyfs removed my son and placed him with my aunt. At my Order to show cause hearing the judge returned my son to me. He said there was not cause to remove him but ordered that dyfs remain in the situation. He also barred my boyfriend from my house and contact with my son. I have been doing all the "counseling and services" that dyfs has mandated. My boyfriend and I have diligently stayed away from each other and not had contact. I keep in touch by talking to his mom once a week. My lawyer feels the case will either be dissmissed or closed at the fact finding hearing. My boyfriend and i still wish to have a relationship in the future. can the judge permantly bar my boyfriend from contact at the next hearing even if it is closed or dissmissed?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  J.Hazelbaker replied 4 years ago.

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No. The court cannot issue a permanent restraining order against your boyfriend unless there are sufficient, prove facts to determine that there are grounds to do so.

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Based on your description of events, no such grounds exists and the court would be without power to issue such an order.

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