Whether you seek an injunction or need to defend an injunction, are experienced attorneys can help! Below is Florida's statute regarding Injunctions for Dating Violence.784.046 Action by victim of repeat violence, sexual violence, or dating violence for protective injunction; dating violence investigations, notice to victims, and reporting; pretrial release violations.--(1) As used in this section, the term:(a) "violence" means any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, or false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death, by a person against any other person.(b) "Repeat violence" means two incidents of violence or stalking committed by the respondent, one of which must have been within 6 months of the filing of the petition, which are directed against the petitioner or the petitioner's immediate family member.(c) "Sexual violence" means any one incident of:1. A lewd or lascivious act, as defined in chapter 800, committed upon or in the presence of a person younger than 16 years of age;3.
Luring or enticing a child, as described in chapter 787;4.
An injunction is a court order sometimes called a "Restraining Order" that directs a person not to have any contact with you.
It is one legal means of helping to protect a person from threats or acts of violence by another person.
In addition to potential arrest of the aggressor, Florida Law allows victims to file for an Injunction for Protection, sometimes known as a "Protective Order" to not allow the aggressor to come within 500 feet of the victim, contact the victim in any way (even through third parties) and numerous other potential protections.The frequency and type of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship must have included that the persons have been involved over time and on a continuous basis during the course of the relationship.If you have been the victim of dating violence or have been accused of dating violence, the attorneys at Arnold Law Firm can help.Relationship involved affection or sexual involvement between the parties 3.The length of time and continuity of the relationship Under Florida Law, Domestic Violence is an enhancement or penalty enhancement to simple battery charges where the defendant would have to satisfy certain additional requirements and penalties.