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My neighbor, who is an officer in the army, threatened physical violence on me last weekend and the police suggested a restraining order. Am I afraid of him? To some extent, yes. If I do pursuit a restraining order, will it effect his military career? He only goes to his base one weekend a month.

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you overseas or stateside?

Stateside

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?

Chain of command?

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No, I think that's it. I'm not trying to ruin him but I don't feel safe without the restraining order.

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The restraining order is a strong move and may affect his career. Consider a lawyer letter warning him to stop first.You want to prepare your case by creating a time line starting from the earliest event. For each event, write down key details and witnesses and if there is a document that relates to it, save it and refer to it. This timeline can be very valuable in narrating your case and presenting it later in a concrete and specific way.
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