Why protective orders are important
Protective orders are very important because, basically, they’re used for two reasons. One is to have the safety of the particular person that files it. You can file it through a private attorney, or can you file it through the assist- — through the district attorney’s office. Many times it’s used to have — to help someone in a divorce to — one, just to protect them, but two is to give them an advantage in the divorce to be able to show that there has been family violence.