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Who Can File For A Domestic Violence Injunction In Florida?

By Laurie R. Chane |

When you hear stories about domestic violence on the news or even through people you know, the most common scenario is cases involving marital partners. The petitioner may file for a restraining order against his or her spouse as respondent, and ex-spouses are often parties. However, Florida’s statute on domestic violence injunctions recognizes that… Read More »

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What To Expect At A Full Hearing In A Florida Domestic Violence Case

By Laurie R. Chane |

A domestic violence case may start with a police encounter, arrest, and criminal charges, but there are also civil remedies for victims that do not involve a confrontation with law enforcement. Florida’s domestic violence statute allows a person to obtain a restraining order on an emergency basis by filing a petition and attaching an… Read More »

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Penalties For Violating A Florida Domestic Violence Injunction

By Laurie R. Chane |

If you were recently served with paperwork regarding a domestic violence order of protection, it is understandable that you would be confused and overwhelmed. It does not seem legal that a court could issue an injunction without notice and a chance to hear your side, but that is exactly how Florida’s domestic violence injunction… Read More »

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Technology When Facing Domestic Violence Injunctions – What You Do Not Know Can Hurt You

By Laurie R. Chane |

Floridians rely on a vast array of technology and innovations designed to make life easier, so you probably have multiple devices for use at home, in your car, and even in your back pocket. Statistics indicate that Americans are more connected than ever: Cell phone ownership stands at 97 percent, while around three-quarters of… Read More »

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4 Things to Know About Domestic Violence Allegations in a Florida Divorce

By Laurie R. Chane |

Domestic violence is never OK in any context, but the issue seems to enter the picture in divorce proceedings when the stakes are high. Unfortunately, allegations can be misleading, exaggerated, or even downright false if one party seeks to gain an advantage in child custody or issues related to exclusive use of  the marital… Read More »

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