Restraining Orders in Portugal

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Very professional and helpful
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Christopher Hobbs
06 Feb 2024

Service Details

Restraining Orders

This service is available across Portugal

Who Can Benefit from this Service?

  • This service is ideal for individuals in Portugal who feel threatened or fear that their rights might be seriously and irreparably harmed. 
  • It caters to those seeking immediate legal protection against potential abuse, harassment, or violation of their personal rights.
Who Can Benefit from this Service?


  • To apply for a restraining order in Portugal, known as a "providência cautelar," the applicant must demonstrate a serious fear of imminent and significant harm to their rights. 
  • This could include threats to personal safety, property, or other legal rights.

Procedure: Our Approach

  1. Initial consultation to understand the client's situation and assess the threat.
  2. Filing a "providência cautelar" request with the relevant Portuguese court.
  3. Providing proof or evidence of the threatened harm to the client's rights.
  4. Expediting the process due to its urgent nature, ensuring swift legal action.
  5. Following up with the necessary procedures, which may include court hearings or submission of additional evidence.
Procedure: Our Approach

Benefits of this Service

  • Expert knowledge of the Portuguese legal system and procedures for obtaining restraining orders.
  • Swift and efficient handling of urgent cases.
  • Comprehensive legal support throughout the process, from filing to court representation.
  • Assistance in navigating the complexities of Portuguese civil law.
  • Commitment to safeguarding clients' rights and ensuring their well-being.
Benefits of this Service

Key Elements of this Service

  • Legal expertise in Portuguese restraining order procedures.
  • Rapid response to urgent safety concerns.
  • Support in legal documentation and court proceedings.
  • Client-focused approach, prioritizing safety and legal protection.
Key Elements of this Service

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your professional.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

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