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Portland Restraining Order

Portland Restraining Order Attorney By Jennie L Clark

Portland Restraining Order Attorney / Lawyer
Jennie L. Clark
Restraining Orders, a.k.a. Family Abuse Protection Act (FAPA) Domestic Violence Attorney Representing either Petitioners or Respondents
 (Victims or the Accused)
(Cannot represent both.)

Experienced contested restraining order representation
for Oregon residents 
 (Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington Counties)
(Portland, Milwaukie, Oregon City, Beaverton, Hillsboro, 
Lake Oswego, Gresham)

Survivors/”Victims | The Accused

Jennie Clark, Attorney at Law, LLC is an experienced domestic violence attorney in representing both petitioners and respondents in restraining order cases.

Thus, she has experience representing both the victims and those accused of domestic violence.

She is also an experienced criminal defense trial attorney and civil plaintiff’s attorney.  Her goal is to secure the best resolution possible under the circumstances.

It is important to have a lawyer that understands the difficult emotional and legal issues you are facing who will work with you to you explore your options, objectively evaluate the evidence and develop the best strategy based upon the law, the evidence and client needs.

Each case needs to be analyzed on its own merits and Ms. Clark does her best to  see the reality of each case and the stakes involved.

She then forms a strategy based upon her prediction of how the situation will likely play out in the legal justice system.

Of course, it helps if her clients are truthful and forthcoming with her, so that she can avoid surprises at trial!

If you are looking for an attorney who will do her best to understand your actual situation and give realistic advice, then you are in the right place.

Undoubtedly, some cases need to go to trial.

In other cases, both parties benefit from crafting a settlement agreement through their attorneys that minimizes risk for both parties and ultimately serves the needs of both parties better than a “solution” imposed from the court.

Both victims and those accused should seek legal counsel sooner, rather than later, because these cases are often on an “expedited” trial schedule, which means that trial may occur within a couple of weeks.

Even an experienced attorney needs adequate preparation time.

Whether you are the survivor/victim or the accused, Ms. Clark recommends that you explore both of the links: Survivors/”Victims | The Accused to gain a general understanding of the stakes involved with your domestic violence matter.

Jennie Clark, Esq. can only represent one party in this situation, not both.

Thus, she will not be representing both the petitioner and the respondent.

She zealously represents only her clients and the opposing party should not expect advice from her.

First and foremost, she tries to obtain the best possible results for her clients. client.

Rates: Jennie Clark, Esq. works at either an hourly rate or on a flat fee basis.

She will be happy to give you a quote based upon the complexity of your case.

She also accepts cases under the modest means through the Oregon State Bar for those that meet the low income qualifications.

Oregon State Bar Modest Means Application

Legal Aid Directory

She may also be able to refer to an associate attorney for a lower rate.