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Enforcing A Domestic Violence Injunction In Florida

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When petitioners obtain either a temporary or permanent injunction for protection from domestic violence, they often believe that their legal troubles are over. Unfortunately, this isn’t always true and a person may find him or herself needing to enforce the injunction in court. Those who find themselves in this situation do not, however, have… Read More »

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How To Request A Domestic Violence Injunction In Florida

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Those who have been abused by a relative often feel as though they have nowhere to turn. Fortunately, individuals who find themselves in this situation do have legal options, including the chance to request a domestic violence injunction, which, if granted, can help protect them from future violence. To learn more about these rights… Read More »

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How Domestic Violence Injunctions Can Protect Petitioners From Third Party Pressures

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Often, when people think about domestic violence restraining orders, they imagine that the injunctions only protect petitioners from the respondent listed in the order, or the person accused of domestic violence. While it is true that the primary aim of domestic violence injunctions is to protect petitioners from the person who has committed or… Read More »

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Can I Expunge A Domestic Violence-Related Conviction?

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Florida law allows some people to expunge their criminal records, a scenario that tends to arise most often when a person was a minor at the time of the offense, or when the conviction happened many years earlier. There are, however, certain types of criminal records, including those related to domestic violence arrests that… Read More »

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What are Ex Parte Domestic Violence Injunctions?

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In Florida, those who have been, or believe that they are in danger of becoming the victim of domestic violence, have the right to file a request for an injunction. These requests often take the form of an ex parte petition, which means that the petitioner doesn’t immediately need to attend a hearing. Instead,… Read More »

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Posting Bail in Domestic Violence Cases

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In Florida, domestic violence cases have their own set of rules that don’t necessarily align with standard pre-trial release practices. For instance, someone who is accused of and arrested for domestic violence in Florida won’t be allowed to post bail immediately, but will need to wait for the conclusion of an initial investigation and… Read More »

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How Domestic Violence Could Impact Your Divorce

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Divorces arise for a variety of reasons, but when allegations of domestic violence are involved, things can become even more complicated. While it is true that Florida law no longer requires spouses to prove fault in order to obtain a divorce, providing evidence of domestic violence can have an impact on how certain issues… Read More »

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Addressing Pet Custody in Domestic Violence Injunctions

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When they assess domestic violence injunction petitions, courts have discretion to address a wide range of issues, including everything from how a couple will share custody of their children to who will retain possession of the family’s home, at least for the immediate future. After the passage of a new law earlier this year,… Read More »

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Obtaining a Dating Violence Injunction

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When many people think of domestic violence they imagine abuse between spouses or even couples who share children. While conflict between individuals in these kinds of relationships does account for a significant number of domestic violence cases, these are by no means the only circumstances that can lead to a domestic violence injunction. In… Read More »

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What to do if You Have Been Wrongfully Accused of Domestic Violence

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Relationships are complicated and this complexity can result in disagreements. Often, these disagreements can be resolved amicably, but in some cases, a person could find him or herself on the wrong end of a domestic violence accusation. Those who are falsely accused of domestic violence, however, are not without legal recourse, so if you… Read More »

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