If an EPO has been entered against you, do not violate it! Violation of a protective order is a crime punishable by fines and imprisonment. You should consult with your attorney regarding any questions about the EPO.
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The Emergency Protective Orders (EPO) will remain in effect until it expires. However, you may request a modification to the Order. The order may be modified if the court finds:
If you believe that you are entitled to a modification of the EPO, please complete the following process:
After notice has been provided to all parties, including the District and/or County Attorney, a hearing will be held for the court to consider the motion. You must appear at the hearing, or your motion will not be considered.
The Magistrate Judge does not have the authority to drop, reduce, dismiss, or consider the non-prosecution of charges pending against any defendant.