Dating Violence Tag

Florida Assault against men
Is Assault Against Men Common in Florida?

Under Florida Statute 784.011 (2015),  an assault is defined as "an intentional, unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another, coupled with an apparent ability to do so, and doing some act which creates a well-founded fear in such other...

Help! My Ex Violated My Restraining Order – What can I do?
Help! My Ex Violated My Restraining Order – What can I do?

Restraining orders can be important tools that are often used to keep abusive and harassing people away and out of the lives of those they are harming. Sometimes, though, these restraining orders are violated, and unwanted and legally prohibited contact takes place. What do you...

When to Call the Police During Divorce Drama
When to Call the Police During Divorce Drama

There’s no doubt about it - divorce can be a complicated process to go through. Even if both spouses agree that it is necessary and manage to agree on the terms of the divorce itself, there is still the emotional damage that comes with separating...

Accused of Domestic Violence? What A Lawyer Can Do For You
Accused of Domestic Violence? What A Lawyer Can Do For You

Every year, thousands of people become victims of Domestic Violence. It is estimated that the vast majority, about 85% of these victims, are women. From physical and emotional abuse to homicide, domestic violence is something that, unfortunately, affects many people in this country. As a...

How the Right Family Law Attorney Can Help to Keep You Safe
How the Right Family Law Attorney Can Help to Keep You Safe

Domestic violence is a problem that affects many men and women in the United States. Most people are caught off guard by domestic violence and do not see the first act coming. Many people choose to remain in a relationship under the assumption that domestic...

How an Attorney Can Protect Domestic Violence Victims in Miami, FL
How an Attorney Can Protect Domestic Violence Victims

When you find yourself a victim of domestic violence, you will want to do everything in your power to protect yourself against further abuse. Thankfully, there are many options available to domestic violence victims when applying for a protective order. With these orders, a victim...

The Challenges Domestic Violence Victims Face and How to Navigate Them
The Challenges Domestic Violence Victims Face and How to Navigate Them

With America’s rough past of sweeping domestic violence to the side, domestic violence victims can often experience unfair treatment in and out of the court system. Understanding the challenges you may face can help you prepare for them as efficiently as possible. Definition of Domestic Violence Under Florida...

Domestic Violence Injunctions in Florida
Domestic Violence Injunctions: Who Can Apply for Protection?

Domestic Violence Injunctions: Who Can Apply for Domestic Violence Restraining Orders? One of the first questions that a victim of violence should consider is how they can prevent the abuse from going any further. There are different types of injunctions that a victim in a relationship is...