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Know the Laws: Florida

UPDATED December 4, 2013

A injunction (protective order) is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another.  In Florida, you could qualify for an injunction for protection against domestic violence or an injunction against repeat, dating, or sexual violence, explained below.

WomensLaw.org thanks Suzanne Estrella, Managing Attorney at Florida Legal Services for her revisions and insight.

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