In Georgia, if a party is found to have committed an act of domestic or family violence, the court can enter a protective order for a period of time that restrains or enjoins that party from approaching, talking, communicating, or otherwise interacting with the other party.
In the event of an act of a domestic violence, that party can seek a temporary protective order from the court. As a preliminary matter, it can be sought on an Ex parte basis, and then thereafter on a temporary for a period of up to a year. That order can restrict and enjoin… Read More »
Yes. In Georgia, either a man or a woman can be charged with domestic violence and subject to the sanctions of the court for committing any such act of violence, including the terms of a temporary protective order.