Legal Information: Florida
Can a minor file for an injunction for protection against domestic violence?
If you are a minor, you may need a parent or legal guardian to file for an injunction on your behalf.1 You may want to contact a domestic violence program for more information about how to get an injunction if you are a minor. Go to FL Advocates and Shelters to find a program near you.
1 Fla. Stat. § 784.046(2)
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