Will a temporary restraining order appear in someone's records?
if i file a temporary restraining order against a former boyfriend. will his record show that he has a criminal charge
- Fred XX00 ILv 77 months ago
Yes yes, look out it’s a record look out
- 7 months ago
Most everything these days is either CD or iTunes. I wouldn't worry about records any more.
- 7 months ago
The court record will exist. Whether someone will find it depends on the nature of the search. If he is seeking a job sweeping out the pool hall, they probably will not see that court record. If he is applying for a job commanding a nuclear submarine, it will indeed come up. Not as a criminal charge, but for exactly what it is.
- BruceLv 77 months ago
It would not show up on a search of his criminal record because having a restraining order is not a crime. Violating a restraining order is a crime, but having one is not.
However, there is a record of anything that happens in a courtroom. It wouldn't be hard to find.
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- xyzzyLv 77 months ago
A Temporary Restraining Order is not a criminal charge it is an injunction. There would be a criminal charge related to a TRO only if someone violated the terms of the order. There will of course be a record that a TRO was granted but would not show up on a typical background check which typically only look for outstanding warrants and convictions.
- linkus86Lv 77 months ago
The restraining order will not show up as a criminal charge, but if he were to ever break the restraining order and arrested, that certainly would.
- Pearl LLv 77 months ago
it might show up on their records
- Michael ELv 77 months ago
A restraining order is not a criminal charge. What a background check will reveal depends on who is doing the check and how deep they go.
- Burberry McChavLv 67 months ago
No, that's just saying they shouldn't go near you or in the street they know you live on without a good reason, you can get them without proving they did anything so it's not a conviction. I got one against me deleted because I proved it was my ex girlfriend's mother persuaded her to get it against her will, as soon as it was deleted she came running back. It's pathetic!
- PearlLv 77 months ago
it might show up on his record