Jennifer Lopez Granted Restraining Order Against Alleged Trespasser With a ‘History of Violence’

Court documents say singer/actress is “fearful for her children”

Jennifer Lopez has obtained a temporary restraining order against a man who’s accused of harassing the singer/actress and trespassing at her home, according to court documents obtained by TheWrap.

The request for the restraining order, filed Tuesday by Lopez’s security guard, claims that Timothy Patrick McLanahan, of Washington state, was arrested after driving onto Lopez’s property, saying that he wanted to see her. Despite being told not to contact Lopez by the Los Angeles Police Department, the request said, 64-year-old McLanahan has continued to send mail and flowers to Lopez.

According to the paperwork, McLanahan is transient and has a “history of violence,” having been arrested for threats and firearms discharge.” Lopez is “fearful for her children,” the request notes.

The request also claims that McLanahan has followed Lopez in Las Vegas and attended her shows

McLanahan has been ordered to stay at least 100 yards from Lopez and her two children, Max and Emme.

A hearing on the matter has been set for Jan. 24.

Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.