How can someone put a restraining order on me?

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How can someone put a restraining order on me?

An ex-supervisor is wanting to put a restraining order against me but I have never threatened her. I have

never harassed her, she tried to ban me from the grocery store I used to work at because she said I slashed her tires. However, she’s only saying all of that because I told my ex-boss that she was drunk and high at work. Since then she has gotten my boyfriend fired as their security guard and me kicked out of the store.

Asked on October 11, 2019 under Criminal Law, California

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

1) You can bring a legal action to challenge the order if you want and feel that she cannot provie the alleged threats. Contact the court issuing it to inquire into how to do this.
2) She can get your boyfriend fired unless he had a written employment contract which prevents his termination for this reason or in this way. When there is no written contract, he is an employee at will and may be terminated for any reason, even factually false or unfair ones.
3) She can also ban you from the store: store management can ban anyone they want if they believe that the person's presence would be disruptive in some way, and they don't have to prove that to enforce the ban.


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