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Domestic Violence Injunctions

Are you involved in a domestic violence case in which you are either the victim or the individual receiving the injunction? Such cases are controversial and can get emotional and complicated depending on the nature of the allegations. It is important to have an effective defense.

Let the domestic violence lawyers at The Stafford Firm help. We carry decades of experience in family law cases and will offer guidance and representation every step of the way.

How Does Florida Define Domestic Violence?

In Florida, domestic violence is defined as any violence (physical, emotional, economical) against a family member, a relative by marriage, cohabitant, partner, or relationship that ended six months ago.

This includes:

How Does the Court Evaluate a Domestic Violence Case?

Domestic violence offenses are often difficult to prosecute because they may rely on the testament of the alleged victim only. Prosecutors often rely on witness statements, photos, and medical reports if the victim has suffered physical attacks.

What Are the Punishments for Domestic Violence?

Penalties for someone convicted of domestic violence depend on the exact crime committed. This can range from 60 days in jail and a $500 fine to 15 years in jail and $5,000 in fines.

Anyone involved in a domestic violence dispute should enlist powerful representation to give them the facts and ensure they see a fair trial. At The Stafford Firm, we are here to help. If you would like to make an appointment with a member of our legal team, call (561) 540-4533 or toll-free (866) 339-4693. All information is kept confidential.


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