15 Reasons You Need a Family Law Attorney
Oct28

15 Reasons You Need a Family Law Attorney

Family law pertains to the rules, regulations and court procedures involving the family. The counsel and expertise of a skilled Family Law attorney in advisable in most of these cases depending on the factors of the particular case.  Family Law attorneys provide a wide range of services dealing with family matters and domestic relations, some of which include these 15 reasons: Divorce, Separation and Annulments Prenuptial and...

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Recognize the Signs of Domestic Violence
Oct14

Recognize the Signs of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship to gain or maintain control over the other person. Even though the person is in a harmful situation, they are often reluctant to leave the relationship because of the abuser’s ability to justify the behavior. It is important to recognize the signs of domestic violence and seek help. An abusive partner: Embarrasses you or makes fun of you in front of your...

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Domestic Violence A Serious Issue
Oct04

Domestic Violence A Serious Issue

Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, is the willful intimidation, emotional abuse, threats, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior by one intimate partner against another as part of a systematic pattern of power and control. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports these staggering national statistics: One woman is fatally shot by a spouse, ex-spouse or dating...

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Domestic Violence in Florida
Aug22

Domestic Violence in Florida

The State of Florida defines domestic violence in Statute 741.28 as “any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member.” A family or household member means “spouses, former...

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What Is Supervised Visitation in Florida?
Jun24

What Is Supervised Visitation in Florida?

Supervised visitation in Florida provides an opportunity for a non-residential parent to maintain contact with their children in a safe and neutral setting.  Supervised or monitored visitation can be ordered because of a parent’s documented history of: substance abuse, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, parent mental illness, parental disability, chronic parental disputes regarding the child, or to facilitate...

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Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence

An Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence, commonly referred to as a “restraining order,” is a temporary court order issued to prohibit an individual from carrying out a particular action, especially approaching or contacting a specified person. The restraining order prevents the abuser from coming into contact with the petitioner and offers certain protections and allows for consequences if the abuser violates the order....

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