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What to know about restraining order hearings

Courts in Florida and throughout the country may issue restraining orders against those who might pose a threat to other individuals. In most cases, a temporary restraining order will be granted after listening to testimony from the plaintiff. The temporary order will...

What to know about the types of domestic violence

Individuals in Florida who have been hit, punched or otherwise physical assaulted by a loved one are likely victims of domestic violence. However, there are other types of abuse that an individual may be a victim of. For instance, those who are constantly bullied or...

What to do after receiving a restraining order

Florida residents and others who have been the victims of emotional, physical or other forms of abuse may be able to obtain temporary or permanent restraining orders against their abusers. In many cases, the judge who puts the order in place is the only one who can...