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San Jose Family Law Attorney

​San Jose lawyer Andrew G. Marcellino is a trusted skilled advocate for your family law and criminal defense matters. He works hard to protect your rights and is a seasoned veteran of the courtroom as well as a tough negotiator, whether he is mediating custody issues, a property settlement or plea bargaining criminal charges.

What If I Was Falsely Accused?


Attorney Marcellino also defends clients who are falsely accused of spousal abuse, child abuse or abuse of significant others. No matter what the allegations are against you, we can help. 

Free Consultation | San Jose Restraining Orders Attorney 


For more information, or to discuss your options regarding family violence issues in a free initial consultation with our lawyer, contact our law firm online or call 408-266-5291 or 408-891-2546 (en Español). Our office is in San Jose, California. 


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Protect Yourself; Protect Your Family | Santa Clara County Orders For Protection Attorney


What can a protective order do? A protective order can place a number of restrictions on the restrained person, including:

  • No contact with the victim — the restrained person may not contact the victim by telephone, email, texting, written messages or other forms of communication
  • No harassment — the restrained person may not, attack, threaten, assault (sexually or otherwise), hit, follow, stalk, molest, destroy personal property, disturb the peace, keep under surveillance or block the movements
  • "Stay away" order — the restrained person is required to stay a certain distance away from the victim 


A restraining order can be difficult to obtain because the paperwork involved to file the request for a protective order is cumbersome and because the burden of proof required at hearing may be difficult to satisfy.


Guiding You Through Every Step Of The Process


It is vitally important that your request for a restraining order be filed properly, served correctly and argued meaningfully to the court, otherwise your request may be denied. Andrew Marcellino is experienced in obtaining restraining orders for clients who need protection. If you are in need of a protective order and concerned about your safety, we encourage you to seek assistance as quickly as possible. 


In addition to contacting our office to speak with Andrew Marcellino regarding representation in obtaining a protective order, we encourage you to notify the police if you are being threatened, harassed or physically abused.

If you, or members of your family, are being subjected to physical abuse or threats, it is important that you act to protect yourselves. The Law Offices of Andrew G. Marcellino helps threatened and abused clients in Santa Clara County, California, obtain restraining orders for their protection.


A restraining order, also called a protective order, can prohibit the restrained person from approaching you or contacting you. The restrained person can face criminal and/or civil penalties for any violation of this order. For answers to your questions regarding the issues of abuse in your life, contact our San Jose law firm today. 

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