Family Law

Family Law News Issue 2, 2021, Volume 43, No. 2

Can You Get a Domestic Violence Restraining Order That Prohibits Abusive Speech in a Public Forum Towards a Public Figure?

Alphonse F. Provinziano, CFLS

Alphonse Provinziano is a well known Beverly Hills Divorce and Family Law attorney. Mr. Provinziano is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. A graduate of UC Berkeley and Hastings Law School, he is the principal of Provinziano & Associates. For more information visit:

ADomestic Violence Restraining Order is an option available to public figures, provided that there is a qualifying relationship and the speech directed at them is abusive and harassing, such that it disturbs their peace and destroys their emotional calm.

Introduction- Purpose of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVRO)

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