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What does the Florida injunction of protection prevents?

What does the Florida injunction of protection prevents?

In many states it is referred to as a restraining order, but in the state of Florida, it is called an injunction. The purpose of an injunction for protection is to give the victim (petitioner) emergency protection and to stop any further abuse.

How does an injunction work in Florida?

The purpose of the injunction is to legally prevent that person from having contact with you by restricting him/her from your residence, car, place of employment, and/or other places the court finds necessary. He or she may also be ordered not to contact you by phone, in writing, by email, or in person.

What is a protective injunction?

An injunction is a court order that either: protects you or your child from being harmed or threatened by the person who’s abused you – this is called a ‘non-molestation order’

How much does a harassment injunction cost?

There are no fees to file for an injunction against harassment. The judge may also order the losing party to pay for the winning party’s court costs and attorney’s fees. Although you do not need a lawyer to file for an injunction against harassment, it may be helpful to have a lawyer.

How do you get a common law injunction?

You should check with your local County Court whether they can hear High Court cases. You will need to make a sworn statement known as an “Affidavit” to explain why you want an injunction. (You can use a statement rather than an Affidavit when applying for a common law injunction).

What’s the difference between a restraining order and an injunction?

Injunctions and restraining orders can be used for very similar purposes. The main difference between the two is that an injunction can be used to impose restrictions on the offender before they’ve been charged with a criminal offence, whilst a restraining order is issued at the end of a criminal case.

What are the rights that protect you from being harassed?

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) makes it illegal for employers to allow anyone to be sexually harassed at work by anyone else, regardless of sex, gender, or sexual orientation. Sexual harassment can happen to anyone.

What is an injunction in common law?

An equitable court order requiring the party to whom it is addressed either to do something or to refrain from doing something.

How do I get an injunction against harassment?

Taking someone to court for harassment The court can order the person harassing you to stay away from you – this is called getting an ‘injunction’. The court can also award you compensation. If the person keeps harassing you after you get an injunction, they’ve broken the law – this means they could go to prison.