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Mutual Restraining Orders and Mootness Issues Regarding Appeals  

Author:  Anne L.  Perry, Esq. .; Joan  Zorza, Esq..

Source: Volume 13, Number 01, October/November 2007 , pp.9-12(4)

Domestic Violence Report

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This article summarizes and discusses recent court cases regarding the title subject, including: State of Texas for the Protection of Cockerham v. Cockerham, 218 SW3d 298 (Tex. App., 2007); Monterroso v. Moran, 135 Cal.App.4th 732 (Cal. Ct. App. 2006); Rosiles-Flores v. Browning, 145 P.3d 328 (Or. Ct. App. 2006); Cooper v. Cooper, 144 P.3d 451 (Alaska 2006); Putnam v. Kennedy, 900 A.2d 256 (Conn. 2006); and Katherine B.T. v. Jackson, __ S.E.2d __, 2006 WL 3456474 (W.V. Ct. App. 2006).

Keywords: Texas: Mutual Order Void Where Respondent Filed No Pleading; Case Not Moot Despite Expiration of Order; California: Trial Court Erred in Entering Mutual Restraining Order Without Detailed Findings of Fact That Both Parties Acted Primarily as Aggresso

Affiliations:  1: Associate Editor of DVR; 2: Editor.

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