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What is a DANCO or No Contact Order?

In certain circumstances a judge can order that a defendant not have contact (communicate) with certain individuals. Most frequently this condition is ordered on domestic abuse / assault cases. A DANCO (Domestic Abuse No Contact Order) is an order for the defendant to not have contact with the complainant / victim. A violation of a DANCO is a separate criminal offense. Like DWIs, DANCO violations can be enhanced for multiple convictions. A third DANCO violation within a ten-year period will be charged as a felony. DANCO violations are very serious offenses. If you’ve been accused of violating a DANCO order, contact the Balmer Law Office to learn more about your options .

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