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Know the Laws: Florida

UPDATED April 12, 2017

An 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; an injunction against repeat, dating, or sexual violence; or an injunction for protection against stalking/cyberstalking, explained below.

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

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