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What are the exact terms of the restraining order? Is it anti-harassment or no contact period? Does it state a minimum distance he can be from her?
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I'm sorry for your frustration.
Restraining orders are usually one way. It would say, for example, that A can't call B, but B can call A. But he's still not allowed to talk to her, so if she calls, he needs to not answer the phone. Or put the phone down immediately when he realizes it's her (if she blocks her number).
Based on what you're saying, the order doesn't have any basis and could be thrown out as frivolous. If he can prove she knowingly filed a false order against him, he can try to sue her for abuse of process, which means getting back the attorney's fees.
The biggest issue is the baseball games, because if she shows up, he can't coach a game 150 feet away from her. But he CAN call the police and ask them to remove her, while remaining away from her. If there's another coach, that person can ask her to leave. And hopefully he can get the order thrown out before that becomes an issue.
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