Unfortunately, for a number of reasons, allegations of abuse are made by one party in court proceedings, and the court often needs to provide protection to that party just in case the allegations are true.
Having made an order, often in your absence, you then have an opportunity to defend yourself. You will be provided with the application and evidence against you, and there are a variety of ways that you can deal with them.
How you approach this difficult situation is one that needs the right advice. If the court finds that you were abusive, it will affect your case going forward.
If you are facing a Non-Molestation Order, often accompanied by an Occupation Order, you need to approach it correctly