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Domestic Violence Injunctions in Florida

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Injunctions are put in place to protect someone who is being abused by another person. Injunctions are also known as restraining orders and place legal restrictions on the abusive individual for a certain amount of time. The St. Petersburg injunctions attorneys at Plotnick Law can help you determine what is best for your family and what your options are.

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Who Can an Injunction Be Filed Against?

A domestic violence injunction can be filed against someone who has lived with you or is living with you. These injunctions are usually filed against relatives by blood or marriage but can be filed against non-family members as well.

An injunction can be filed against the following:

  • Spouses
  • Ex-spouses
  • Parents
  • Grandparents
  • Aunts
  • Uncles
  • Cousins
  • Step-parents
  • Step-children
  • Significant others

You may be able to file an injunction against other individuals as well. Speak with our lawyer to learn more about your options.

Should I Get a Domestic Violence Injunction?

First, you should understand that once you accuse someone of domestic violence, you cannot change your mind and take that accusation back. Due process will have to take place. If you are being abused or feel endangered by someone else, a domestic violence injunction can provide protection and peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

A domestic violence injunction can accomplish the following:

  • Prevent the accused from continuing to abuse you
  • Allow you exclusive residence in your home (temporarily)
  • Enable you to re-evaluate timesharing or support if necessary
  • Request that the accused participate in an intervention course
  • Requests that the accused give up all weapons to law enforcement

Call (727) 295-3558 Anytime, Day or Night for Legal Help

Don’t hesitate to pursue legal help if you are in a situation involving domestic violence. Our injunction attorneys in St. Petersburg can help you evaluate your options and make informed decisions that will best benefit you and your loved ones.

We are available 24/7 for clients throughout St. Petersburg and Tampa. Call (727) 295-3558.

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