Family Law

Restraining Orders (DVRO)

Domestic Violence Restraining Order Attorney Services in Sacramento, CA

You don't have to face your abuser or the legal system alone; Eric Andrew Mercer is your steadfast ally in securing a restraining order.

Restraining Orders (DVRO)

In the realm of family law, particularly in distressing circumstances like domestic violence, restraining orders serve as a critical shield for those in need. Eric Andrew Mercer's law firm specializes in navigating the complex landscape of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVROs) in California, providing legal support and protection for those facing such challenging situations.

California courts provide a comprehensive set of forms for DVRO, ensuring consistency across the state. Whether you're seeking protection or responding to a DVRO, Mercer Law guides you through the process, assisting with the necessary paperwork and legal proceedings.

A DVRO offers immediate protection. Once your request is submitted, a judge swiftly decides on granting temporary protection. Mercer Law prioritizes your safety, assisting in securing immediate and long-term protective orders, which can last up to five years.

Before the expiration of a long-term restraining order, Eric Mercer's team can assist in its renewal, providing continued protection. Furthermore, for those who need to respond to a DVRO request, Mercer Law offers guidance on the appropriate legal response, ensuring your rights are defended.

  • With deep empathy and expertise, Eric Andrew Mercer navigates the intricacies of DVRO, ensuring your safety and legal protection.
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A protective attorney is here for you.

In facing the complexities of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVRO), know that you're not on this journey alone. Eric Andrew Mercer is here to provide unwavering support and expert legal guidance, ensuring your right to safety and justice is upheld every step of the way.

We prioritize your safety, always advocating for your protection and true peace of mind.

We assist with intricate DVRO legal matters, ensuring your legal rights are upheld at every step of the case.

We meticulously manage crucial documents, clarifying legal responsibilities in DVRO situations.

We facilitate obtaining restitution, aiding clients in recovering costs incurred due to domestic violence.

Nationwide, it is estimated that around 25% of women and 10% of men have been impacted by domestic violence.

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Eric Andrew Mercer
A California Attorney Skilled in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Early Career in IP Law

He started his legal career as a patent litigator at an intellectual property law firm.

Founding His Firm

He formed his own law firm in 2009.

Educator at Law Institute

Taught continuing legal education classes for the Practicing Law Institute.

Consumer Advocacy Teaching

Taught at the National Association of Consumer Advocates.

Instructing at Consumer Law Center

Taught at the National Consumer Law Center.

Advocate for Non-Profits

Authored amicus curiae briefs on behalf of a number of prominent non-profit organizations in California appellate courts.

Influencing Higher Courts

Authored amicus curiae briefs on behalf of a number of prominent non-profit organizations in California appellate courts, the California Supreme Court; and federal courts, including the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Ninth Circuits.

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