(813) 341-2232

23554 State Road 54 Lutz, FL 33559

By Appointment Only

306 S Broad St #2520 Brooksville, FL 34601

Protective Order Florida

Protective Order Florida

There are some individuals who find themselves fearful of someone else and wish that they could have a legal way of protecting themselves from them. Oftentimes a person would seek protection from someone else because they have been violent or threatening, and this is the main goal of a protective order. Florida residents need to understand that a protective order is a legal injunction that is issued by the court intending to protect someone from future violence. The way that a protective order does this by ordering the potentially dangerous person to not do certain things such as staying away from another individual and having no contact with them.


Protective Orders for Domestic Violence


One of the more common ways that a person may feel the need to file for a protective order involves domestic violence. If a family member or member of the household commits an act of violence against another member of the household, they may be eligible for a protective order. Florida residents should be made aware that someone who has been involved in an assault or battery, let it be aggravated or sexual in nature, has the right to legally protect themselves to make them and other members of their family as safe as possible. Any criminal offense that results in a physical injury or death is also a reason for someone to file a protective order against someone else.


Are Protective Orders the Same This as Restraining Orders?


Many people may be more familiar with the term restraining order, which has a lot of similarities and overlaps with a protective order. Florida residents should understand while both protective orders and restraining orders have a lot of overlap, they are not the same thing. Retaining orders are more for civil discourses, while protective orders often imply something to do with criminal actions. While both of these options are designed to protect an individual from someone else, protective orders come in many forms and have more purpose than that of a restraining order.


*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Butash Law Group*

Couple Inside Car After Road Traffic Accident With Male Driver Suffering Whiplash Injury

Personal Injury

Slip & Falls, Premise Liability, Dog Bites

Traffic Accidents

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Crash, Bicycle Accident

Family Law

Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony, Injunctions

Handcuffed hands

Criminal Defense

Domestic Battery, VOP, Drug Possession, Theft, Sex Offenses

Male Driver Being Handcuffed And Arrested By Female Traffic Police Officer For Driving Offence

DUI Defense

Reduce Your Charge, Breath Test Refusal, Improper Stop, Field Sobriety Tests

General Law Information

Testimonials

Hear stories from our clients

Contact Our Firm

Reach Out!

Phone

(813) 341-2232

Email

contact@butashlawgroup.com

Locations

23554 S.R. 54, Lutz, FL 33559
306 S. Broad St. #2520, Brooksville, FL 34601

Recent Posts