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What is a Domestic Violence Injunction?

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The injunction is a court order restricting the abuser from having contact with the victim. If the parties live together, the injunction can require the abuser to immediately leave the home.

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How do I prevent a domestic violence injunction?

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If you have been accused of domestic violence, you should contact an attorney for assistance. A lawyer can help navigate the procedure and put forward the necessary evidence to prevent or dismiss an injunction.

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Can I protect children with a domestic violence injunction?

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Yes, Florida law does permit a domestic violence injunction to include minor children. Therefore, the injunction can prevent all contact with the adult victim and minor children shared with the abuser.

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Can I file for divorce with a domestic violence injunction?

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Yes, Florida law does not prevent you from also filing a divorce case. Most likely, the injunction and divorce will be assigned different case numbers, but they can proceed simultaneously.

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