Actress files for restraining order against Michael Avenatti

Mareli Miniutti, 20, filed for a domestic violence restraining order against the attorney, 47, best known for representing Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump.
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Now to the new trouble for stormy Daniels' attorney Michael avenatti. An actress filing a request for a restraining order against him. Our chief national correspondent Matt Gutman has the latest. Good morning, Matt. Reporter: Good morning. That actress's temporary restraining order follows last week's felony domestic assault charge against avenatti. The man who said he's considering running for president is tweeting this morning that those allegations are fabricated. Overnight Michael avenatti in more legal trouble. What happened, Michael? Reporter: Mareli miniutti filing the petition. The embattled trump critic and actress who had a small role in "Ocean's 8" have been S together at multiple events in recent months. Avenatti tweeting just hours after the new court filing writing I look forward to a full clearing of my name and disclosure of all the facts. I have never abused a woman or committed domestic violence against anyone. Any claim to the contrary is completely bogus and fabricated. I am a target and I will be exonerated. Avenatti was arrested just last week on suspicion of domestic violence outside his home in los Angeles. The LAPD has not disclosed the identity of the victim after posting a $50,000 bond, avenatti vehemently denying the allegations in an impromptu press conference outside the LAPD headquarters. I am looking forward to a full investigation at which point I am confident that I will be fully exonerated. Reporter: But there has been more fallout for avenatti. His law firm has been evicted from its $52,000 a month offices here for failure to pay rent. There have been two trials. He and his attorneys have been no shows and have been ordered to pay over $200 had you,000 in back pay. Michael. All right. Thank you so much.

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