"Restraining orders are wonderful devices, but they are not shields," said Hal Weissman, a divorce attorney who represented Lopez. "They don't protect you from bullets, they don't protect you from knives."They are interesting legal documents, but if you think you need a restraining order, then you probably need a security plan. Calling 911 and hoping the police can save you is bad plan, by the way. "When seconds count, police are minutes away."
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Number of women and girls killed in Broward rises sharply -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com A story that details a tragic situation in Broward County, Florida (Ft. Lauderdale.). Women murdered by husbands, boyfriends, ex- or not. Some had restraining orders.