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An Overview of Florida’s Protective Order Laws

By Gale H. Moore |

A protective order is a type of restraining order. Under Florida law (Florida Statutes § 741.30), victims of domestic abuse have the legal right to obtain a restraining order against the perpetrator. That being said, navigating Florida’s domestic violence protection laws can be challenging and confusing. Here, our Clearwater domestic violence lawyers provide a… Read More »

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What is a Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

By Gale H. Moore |

Unfortunately, domestic violence remains a serious problem in the United States. According to the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV), more than 100,000 incidents of domestic abuse were reported in the state in 2016. Approximately 60 percent of these cases eventually led to arrests. Victims of domestic violence have access to legal options that… Read More »

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