Category Archives: Right to Cross Examine & Present Witnesses

OFP & HRO HEARINGS – DUE PROCESS VIOLATION = REVERSAL (14-04)

CAUTION: In the past 12 months the Court of Appeals has REVERSED the issuance of two separate Harassment Restraining Orders (HRO) based on Due Process violation(s). Namely, failure to provide respondent the opportunity to: (1) cross- examine the petitioner or the petitioner’s witnesses; and/or (2) the right to present witnesses on respondent’s behalf, or in the alternative, to make an offer of proof regarding the testimony of witnesses.

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Pendleton Update 14-4

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