Violation of OFP / HRO

Criminal Defense Attorney - Violations of Restraining Orders in Minneapolis / Saint Paul. 

Violations of Restraining Orders (OFPs, DANCOs, HROs) are taken seriously in the state of Minnesota. Successive charges are enhanceable (each one is progressively more serious) and they can quickly escalate from a misdemeanor to a felony. Moreover, being subject to a restraining order or violating a restraining order could result in the loss of child custody, compelled counseling/treatment, and/or the loss of your home or other shared possessions. A skilled legal advocate can make all the difference when someone is seeking a restraining order against you or you have been accused of violating a restraining order. Your freedom and liberties are at risk, know the facts, know who to call: Wainberg Morrison; 651-243-2538.

What is an Order for Protection (OFP)?

A civil order that provides protection from harm for a family or household member, it can be a short term ex parte order (granted without a chance to object) or a longer term full order after a hearing is held. If an OFP is issued a judge can order any or all of the following: 

The Penalties for violating an Order for Protection: 

What is a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order (DANCO)?

A domestic abuse no contact order is an order issued by a court against a defendant in a criminal proceeding or a juvenile offender in a delinquency proceeding for:

Penalties for Violating a DANCO: 

What is a Harassment and Restraining Order?

A restraining order which requires the respondent to cease or avoid harassment, and/or have no contact with the complainant.



Don’t sleep on your rights.  Wainberg Morrison handles gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor harm caused by dog charges and can provide you with a skilled legal defense.  Our Minnesota harm caused by dog lawyer has been in the thick of it and has secured favorable results for his clients.  Kevin M. Morrison has represented clients with the Minnesota Public Defender‘s Office and as the Director of the Misdemeanor Defense clinic at the University of Minnesota.  We believe in, and practice, strong and effective representation.  For a free initial consultation, give him a call at 651-243-2538.

627 S Snelling Ave | Ste 205 | Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116 | 651-243-2538 or 651-243-2539 |

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Areas of Practice: DUI/DWI, Theft, Robbery, Burglary, Possession of Marijuana, Underage Consumption of Alcohol, Underage Possession of Alcohol, Shoplifting, Disorderly Conduct, Domestic Assault, Domestic Abuse, and Assault Cases.

Geography: Minneapolis, St. Paul, the Twin Cities metro area and surrounding cities/suburbs (Robbinsdale, Brooklyn Center, Fridley, Columbia Heights, St. Anthony, Roseville, Falcon Heights, Maplewood, Newport, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota / Mendota Heights, Richfield, Edina, St. Louis Park, Golden Valley, Plymouth, New Hope, Crystal, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Blaine, Spring Lake Park, Moundsview, Arden Hills, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Lake, Mahtomedi, North St. Paul, Oakdale, Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Inver Grove Heights, Eagan, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Champlin, Anoka, Andover, Ham Lake, Lino Lakes, North Oaks, Grant, Mahtomedi, Lake Elmo, Afton, Rosemount, Apple Valley, Burnsville, Savage, Shakopee, Chanhassen, Shorewood / Greenwood / Tonka Bay, Wayzata, Orono, Medina, Corcoran, Dayton, Ramsey, Oak Grove, East Bethel, Hugo, Lakeland Shores, Lake St. Croix, Stillwater, Hastings, Prescott, Farmington, Lakeville, Prior Lake, Chaska, Victoria, Minnetrista, Mound, Independence, Greenfield, Hanover, Rogers, Otsego, Elk River, St. Francis, Bethel, Forest Lake, Vermillion, Elko, New Market, Hampton, New Trier, Carver, Jordan, Waconia, Watertown, Delano, Rockford, Buffalo, Monticello, Big Lake, Zimmerman, Princeton, Cambridge, Isanti, North Branch, Stacy, Chisago City, Lindstrom, Center City, Schafer, Taylor Falls, Elko, New Prague, Lonsdale, Belle Plaine, Cologne, Norwood Young America, Glencoe, Hutchison, Winsted, Cokato, Howard Lake, Winsted, Waverly, Montrose).