Know the Laws: Florida
Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about injunctions for protection against domestic violence, injunctions against repeat, dating and sexual violence, injunctions for protection against stalking/cyberstalking, and moving in an out of Florida with an injunction.
Information about custody in Florida.
This page addresses some general (not state-specific) laws of one parent taking a child out of the state or country, without the other parent's consent.
Florida state law provides employment protections for domestic violence victims who need to take time off from work to handle issues related to domestic violence.
Basic information about divorce in Florida.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Florida and victim assistance programs.
There are state laws that may make it illegal for an abuser to buy or have a gun.
General information about your right to sue an abuser for medical costs, destroyed property, or other damages.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence, crime victims, and others.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.