Legal Protection For Those Served With An MPO

Hernandez & Associates, P.C., provides steadfast legal support to those facing mandatory protection orders. If you have received such an order, you need to have a legal a team that understands the intricacies of these orders. Our attorneys can protect your rights and immigration status, if you are not a citizen. We are seasoned trial attorneys with a track record of favorable outcomes, ready to champion your case.

How Do Mandatory Protection Orders Work In Colorado?

Colorado courts issue mandatory protection orders (MPOs) to safeguard certain individuals and maintain the integrity of legal proceedings. Unlike standard restraining orders, which usually apply to victims of domestic abuse or stalking, MPOs can apply to witnesses or victims of theft. The unique aspect of these orders is that they do not require a request from the victim; the court may issue an MPO as a condition of bond or pretrial release.

Simplifying The Complicated Details Of MPOs

These orders often carry conditions such as prohibiting alcohol possession, which might seem simple but can easily lead to violations. Imagine casually walking with a six-pack; this could breach your MPO and jeopardize your freedom. Additionally, MPOs may require you to keep a distance from certain areas or individuals. The terms can be extensive, and unintentionally breaking them can result in serious legal consequences. You need the counsel of a criminal defense lawyer who will ensure that you understand the order and how to adhere to it without facing additional penalties.

Let A Lawyer Advise You If You Have An MPO

Facing a mandatory protection order can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to navigate it alone. Our attorneys are ready to stand by your side and offer the legal guidance you need. Contact Hernandez & Associates, P.C., in Denver at or send us an email to schedule your free consultation with a criminal defense attorney.

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