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Hi, thank you for your question. Do you have a copy of the restraining order which you can attach here?
My name is ***** ***** I have been a solicitor for more than 30 years.
The wording of such Orders given by the Criminal Court is in fact standard.
The question that is important is why your partner feels that the Order needs to be lifted?
Then I am sorry there is certainly no chance of the Order being lifted.
This would only happen if the Order was causing her specific problems - or if the other person involved supported the applictaion fully and the Courts considered it was safe to go ahead.
It is not possible at this stage to revisit what happened - and since there is no reason why she should ever need to contact this person again then the Order does not cause her any inconvenience.
Sadly the mere fact that this is the (entirely understandable) reason she wishes for it to be looked at again would be seen as being a good reason NOT to grant it.
The fact that she cab show that it woudl be safe to lift it is simply not enough
I am so sorry not to give better news
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The reason they last indefinitely is to ensure that there is no further risk given that obsessions can be life long
This is imposed by the Criminal Courts - not the Civil Court, and it is based on the circumstances of each case
The fact that she wishes to apply for UK citizenship would not be sufficient - but the fact that it happened would still need to be declared in any event