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Hi, it looks like this question may have originally been for a different attorney, but he is not available currently and it's unknown when he might return. I'm glad to pick up where he left off. Would it be ok if I stepped in?
I'll go ahead and answer, and you're invited to ask me to disengage if you don't want to continue working with me. Restraining orders require personal service, so she could theoretically avoid service by disappearing. But it's difficult to avoid a restraining order for very long -- if she quits her job, moves to another city, cuts contact with her friends and family, she could theoretically go "off the grid", but that's a pretty extreme reaction for something as minor as a restraining order. I won't say it can't happen, but people can usually avoid service for only a few a days at most.Failure to comply with a restraining order is a criminal offense. She can be arrested and incarcerated for non-compliance.
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