Save your family and reputation now through interim and temporary protective orders.

 Maryland Emergency, Interim, and Temporary Protective Orders

Save yourself and your family from domestic abuse and physical violence – actual or threatened – with an interim or temporary protective order.  

JC Law will defend you and your family in and out of court from those who would harm them – either through true emergency protective order petitions, or by defending against false claims of abuse.

What Is A “Protective Order” In Maryland? How Is A Protective Order Different From A Peace Order?

How Can I Get A Protective Order As Fast As Possible?

When Does My Situation Qualify For An Emergency or Interim Protective Order?

Can I Get An Interim or Temporary Protective Order Against Someone Living With Me In Maryland?

How Long Do Interim And Temporary Protective Orders Last?

What Happens If Someone Breaks The Interim Or Temporary Protective Order?

What Should I Do If Someone Files A False Protective Order Against Me?

“Attorney Groves took charge and said in a confident, reassuring voice, ‘It’s my job to protect you.’ [He] removed the stress from my life.”

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Your Legal Team

Florian Tabaku 2020-Family-Managing Attorney

Florian Tabaku

Managing Attorney

Clients looking for a dedicated, hard-working, thorough, and tough advocate that offers personalized attention for their unique case should ask for Florian. When Flo handles your case, expect professional, responsive, and proactive representation that gets results.

Zachery Groves 2020-Domestic Partner and Senior Litigator

Zachery Groves

Domestic Partner and Senior Litigator

For your domestic case, the buck stops with Zack Groves. Zack's priority is to maintain your family and quality of life, no matter what your case entails, with individualized representation.

Timothy Sutton 2020-Family-Senior Litigator

Timothy Sutton

Senior Litigator

Timothy's current clients on domestic litigation leverage his nearly 20 years' experience litigating in state, federal, and administrative courts throughout Maryland. Work with Timothy if you want a legal ally who can truly connect with you and your case to achieve your desired outcome.

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Every case deserves the personal attention of a licensed legal professional. That’s why we offer a free initial consultation to any Marylander who needs it.

Develop Your Legal Strategy

During your initial conversation, your consulting attorney will offer suggestions and advice concerning your specific situation and desired outcomes.

Move Forward With Confidence

Once you retain James Crawford Law, you’ll have the entire Firm team at your disposal to fight for your side of the story. Our first priority will be the success of your case.

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