If you are the victim of domestic violence, the law entitles you to protection from the perpetrator of the violence. If you have reasonable cause to fear that you are in imminent danger of becoming a victim of domestic violence, the law entitles you to protection from the person responsible for causing the fear. If you are being stalked by another person, the law entitles you to protection from the stalker. If you are being harassed by another person for no legitimate purpose, the law entitles you to protection. The perpetrator of the violence, harassment or stalking may be issued an “injunction” or “no-contact” order, also known as a “restraining order,” the violation of which can result in felony charges against the perpetrator.
If you are wrongly accused of domestic violence, the law provides a forum for you to defend the wrongful charges. Call Daniel Tordella to discuss your rights under Florida Law. Failure to properly and effectively defend yourself against false domestic violence charges can result in severe consequences.