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In Florida, injunctions in family law are orders issued by a family court judge that contain restrictions and conditions that the named person much follow or be subject to penalties. These injunctions are issued to protect individuals in domestic violence cases where the alleged victim has accused the named person/offender of some type of abuse or threat of abuse. These injunctions are known as restraining orders in other states. They are designed to stop family violence and can be issued on an emergency basis when abuse has allegedly occurred or when the victim believes she or he may be in imminent danger. 

If you need to seek an injunction against a family or household member or other intimate partners, Longwell Lawyers can help. We can also represent you if you need to contest such an injunction at a court hearing. Our family law attorneys have a thorough understanding of Florida domestic violence law and procedures and have been assisting individuals and families in these matters since 1993. We can appear in court on your behalf and provide the legal and human support needed at such a critical time. 

Speak with an Orlando injunction attorney about your case in a free initial consultation. Schedule your appointment by contacting Longwell Lawyers online or at (407) 553-9599

Injunctions in Florida

Domestic violence injunctions have been established under Florida law. These may be sought in cases involving the following individuals: 

  • Spouses and former spouses
  • Those related by marriage or blood
  • People living together or who have previously lived together
  • Those who have a child in common regardless of marital status
  • Those in a romantic relationship or who have had a prior romantic relationship

An injunction sought with the court can do the following:

  • Bar the offender from making any type of contact with the alleged victim whether by phone, text, email, letter, or otherwise
  • Order the offender to vacate a residence shared with the alleged victim
  • Restrict the offender from going within a certain distance of the alleged victim’s home, school, work, or places regularly visited
  • Restrict the offender from visitation with shared children and/or impact custody rights
  • Order the offender to give up any firearms

Injunctions in Florida

Domestic violence injunctions have been established under Florida law. These may be sought in cases involving the following individuals: 

  • Spouses and former spouses
  • Those related by marriage or blood
  • People living together or who have previously lived together
  • Those who have a child in common regardless of marital status
  • Those in a romantic relationship or who have had a prior romantic relationship

An injunction sought with the court can do the following:

  • Bar the offender from making any type of contact with the alleged victim whether by phone, text, email, letter, or otherwise
  • Order the offender to vacate a residence shared with the alleged victim
  • Restrict the offender from going within a certain distance of the alleged victim’s home, school, work, or places regularly visited
  • Restrict the offender from visitation with shared children and/or impact custody rights
  • Order the offender to give up any firearms

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Types of Injunctions

The types of injunctions that can be issued by the courts can include:

  • Temporary. These are issued by the court generally on an emergency basis. They remain in effect until the case is heard in court where both sides can present evidence in support for or against the continuance of the order.
  • Permanent. These are issued by the court after the matter has been decided and will remain in effect for as long as the court decides. 
  • Dating violence injunction. These are issued to prohibit violence or threats of violence, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse between individuals in a romantic relationship. 

Violations of injunctions can lead to misdemeanor charges punishable by jail time, fines, probation, and other court actions.

We represent individuals in court on both sides of the issue in the matter of injunctions. Whether you are seeking or fighting an injunction, Longwell Lawyers has the experience and skills you need to protect your rights and pursue your best interests with well-prepared cases. 

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