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Types of Protective Orders in Florida

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Protective orders or restraining orders, also called injunctions for protection in Florida, are available for victims of domestic violence. Many people are affected by abuse and violence, and it’s important for potential victims to understand the resources available to them. If you’ve been a victim of domestic violence, it’s imperative to speak with a… Read More »

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Recap of Domestic Violence Protection Orders in Florida & How They May Affect Your Divorce

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Domestic violence is a very serious issue plaguing America today. With huge names making the news for domestic violence charges (Johnny Depp and Michael Jace), our domestic violence attorneys feel that is important to recap your rights when faced with a domestic abuser. If you or a loved one is being abused at home,… Read More »

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Can a Domestic Violence Victim Drop Charges in Florida?

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Unfortunately, it is a quite common scenario: an individual will seriously injure his or her spouse in a domestic dispute and the victim, a family member, or a well-meaning neighbor will contact the police. The police will arrest the offender and charge them with domestic violence. While the victim should be happy that their… Read More »

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Seeking an Injunction Against Domestic Violence Could Save Your Life

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In the summer of 2008, 22-year-old and eight-month pregnant Sarah Spirit called the Bell, Florida police department and informed them that her father was abusing her, and that she was scared for her life. Her father ended up serving six months in jail on a battery charge; however, Sarah did not feel it necessary… Read More »

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Divorce and Domestic Violence: Tips for Proceeding

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Specialized organizations like the National Coalition against Domestic Violence and law enforcement are well-suited to dealing with domestic violence issues. But in most cases, there are some general considerations of which a person in a violent situation can take account. Here are some things to keep in mind if you are in a violent… Read More »

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Temporary Restraining Orders in Florida Domestic Violence Cases

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If you are attempting to extricate yourself from a violent situation, always prioritize your (and any involved children’s) safety. But after taking the safety-first approach, and once you are no longer in immediate danger, the next step is to seek that which is often casually called a temporary restraining order (actually called a “petition… Read More »

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Florida Media Questions Legal System’s Ability to Vindicate Domestic Violence Victims

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Legal process and legislation surrounding the protection of domestic violence victims and the prosecution of perpetrators’ crimes have been a hot-button issue for some time. National attention to the issue has increased over the last several years as victims, advocates, and members of the criminal justice and legal community have stepped forward to argue… Read More »

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What is Domestic Violence?

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Domestic violence is serious abuse and anyone who is a victim of domestic violence should seek legal help immediately from a Boca Raton domestic violence lawyer. Florida Statute 741.28 defines domestic violence as actions where one household member does any of the following to another household member: Assault Aggravated assault Battery Aggravated battery Sexual… Read More »

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