Restraining Orders

Tamar G. Arminak of Arminak Law has not lost a retaining order hearing during nearly eight years of practice in the field.  Ms. Arminak’s TRO clients include celebrity Nicole Richie, NYPD Blue actress Gail O’Grady and actor Jason London.  Ms. Arminak also has represented several high-profile attorneys, physicians and others against paparazzi and stalker harassment. Ms. Arminak’s TRO practice has included domestic violence and family law restraining orders, as well as restraining orders and injunctions based on First Amendment and other Constitutional rights.


California Law permits judges to restrain certain conduct through the use of injunctions called restraining orders. Their are numerous types of restraining orders available, and Arminak Law attorneys practice in all types.


If you or someone you love has been threatened or harmed, you should speak to one of our lawyers about a restraining order. A restraining order, sometimes called an order of protection, is a civil action that will outline what contact (if any) is permitted between a person who has formerly committed violence or threats against another person. Many times victims of domestic violence will have restraining orders placed against the perpetrator to prevent them from coming within a certain distance of their home, work, or school to ward off any further instances of violence or threats. Tamar Arminak of Arminak Law will help you take the proper actions to obtain a restraining order to make sure both you and your family are protected.


If you have had a restraining order placed against you, Tamar Arminak can help you fight to have the order lifted. Restraining orders will prohibit a person from coming within a certain distance of another and this could cause problems in your life if you work, live, or commute in close proximity to the person who is protected by the order.


Arminak Law can help you with any of the following types of restraining orders:


  • Emergency Protective Order (EPO): For domestic violence victims for their immediate protection and safety.
  • Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order (TRO or DVRO): Effective for three weeks, but can be made into a permanent restraining order for 1 to 3 years; for domestic violence victims.
  • Criminal Protective Order (“No Contact” Order): Issued in active domestic violence cases. With this order, your abuser cannot call, write, e-mail or contact you at all except through lawyers.
  • Civil Harassment Restraining Order (CHO): Used to stop harassment, threats, stalking, etc. by neighbors, roommates and co-workers.


Having never lost a single Restraining Order hearing in over seven years of practice, representing both Petitioners and Respondents to TROs, Tamar Arminak is one of the leading restraining order attorneys in Los Angeles and Orange County.  Should you have the experience of having been served with a restraining order and need an attorney to defend the case in court, contact Arminak Law today for a consultation.