Orlando Sexual Violence Injunction Lawyer

Injunction For Protection Against Sexual Violence

If you have been served with a notice of hearing for an injunction for protection against sexual violence or have a filed a request for an injunction for protection against sexual violence in Orlando please contact Chris at 407-740-8300 to discuss what options may be available to get the injunction for protection granted or dismissed.

Injunction For Protection Against Sexual Violence

If you are a victim of sexual violence or the parent or legal guardian of a minor child who is living at home and is a victim of sexual violence, you can ask the court for a protective order prohibiting sexual violence.  Sexual violence means any one incident of: sexual battery, as defined in Chapter 794, Florida Statutes; a lewd or lascivious act, as defined in Chapter 800, Florida Statutes, committed upon or in the presence of a person younger than 16 years of age; luring or enticing a child, as described in Chapter 787, Florida Statutes; sexual performance by a child, as described in Chapter, Florida Statutes; or any other forcible felony wherein a sexual act is committed or attempted.

In order to get an injunction you must have reported the sexual violence to a law enforcement agency and be cooperating in the criminal proceeding if there is one.  It does not matter whether criminal charges based on the sexual violence have been filed, reduced, or dismissed by the state attorney’s office.  You may also seek an injunction for protection against sexual violence if the respondent was sent to prison for committing one of sexual violence crimes listed above against you or your minor child living at home and respondent is out of prison or is getting out of prison within 90 days of your petition.  The notice of inmate release to the petition for an injunction for protection against sexual violence.

Orlando Injunction For Protection Lawyer Since 1999

Chris has been representing individuals seeking and defending against injunctions for protection since 1999.  Being an Orlando injunction for protection lawyer for so long has given Chris the opportunity to spend a lot of time working with the judges in Orlando that handle injunction for protection cases like yours.  Experience dealing with those judges is important in achieving the best results in your Orlando injunction for protection case.

Different Orlando Injunction For Protection Lawyers Get Different Results

When you have requested or have been served with a request for an injunction for protection against sexual violence in Orlando you need an aggressive, experienced, and knowledgeable lawyer like Chris to represent you.  An injunction for protection against sexual violence can last forever and stay on your record for forever, therefore, it is important to be represented by the right lawyer.  The better prepared you are for your court appearance the more likely it is you will get a favorable outcome.  The best results possible are rarely obtained by just hoping for them.  Get the help you need at Chris S. Boatright, P.A. to get the best results possible.

Temporary Injunction For Protection

If a person requests an injunction for protection against sexual violence and the court finds a basis for that request the person will be given a temporary injunction for protection against sexual violence and the case will be set for a hearing to determine if the injunction for protection against sexual violence should remain in place or be dismissed.

Permanent Injunction For Protection

At the hearing for the injunction for protection against sexual  violence a judge can issue an order either granting or denying the injunction for protection against sexual violence.  If the injunction for protection against repeat violence is granted then the judge will also determine the length of time the injunction for protection against sexual violence will remain in place.  If the injunction for protection against sexual violence is granted the judge will also set the conditions of the injunction for protection against sexual violence.  These are things like not being allowed to contact the person, not being allowed to be within 500 feet of the person, not being allowed to be within 500 feet of the residence of the person, not being allowed to be within 500 feet of the place of employment of the person and not being allowed to possess firearms.

Effects Of An Injunction For Protection Against Sexual Violence

As a result of an injunction for protection against sexual violence being place against someone a judge can also require a person to complete a mental health evaluation and any recommended counseling from that evaluation.  A permanent injunction for protection against sexual violence against a person will prohibit that person from ever possessing a firearm or ammunition.

Violation Of The Conditions Of The Injunction For Protection Against Repeat Violence

If a person violates a condition of the injunction for protection against sexual violence the person can be found in contempt and given a jail sentence.

Injunction For Protection Against Sexual Violence Information

If you are a victim of sexual violence or the parent or legal guardian of a minor child who is living at home and is a victim of sexual violence, you can ask the court for a protective order prohibiting sexual violence.

Sexual violence means any one incident of: sexual battery, as defined in Chapter 794, Florida Statutes; a lewd or lascivious act, as defined in Chapter 800, Florida Statutes, committed upon or in the presence of a person younger than 16 years of age; luring or enticing a child, as described in Chapter 787, Florida Statutes; sexual performance by a child, as described in Chapter, Florida Statutes; or any other forcible felony wherein a sexual act is committed or attempted.

In order to get an injunction you must have reported the sexual violence to a law enforcement agency and be cooperating in the criminal proceeding if there is one.  It does not matter whether criminal charges based on the sexual violence have been filed, reduced, or dismissed by the state attorney’s office.  You may also seek an injunction for protection against sexual violence if the respondent was sent to prison for committing one of sexual violence crimes listed above against you or your minor child living at home and respondent is out of prison or is getting out of prison within 90 days of your petition.  The notice of inmate release to the petition for an injunction for protection against sexual violence.

The person making the request to the court is called the petitioner.

The person whom the person is asking for protection from is called the respondent.

If the facts contained in your request for an injunction for protection against sexual violence convince the judge that you or the parent or legal guardian of a minor child are a victim of sexual violence, the judge will grant you a Temporary Injunction For Protection Against Sexual Violence.

Injunction For Protection Against Sexual Violence Defenses

Lack Of Injuries

Lack of injuries for conduct which should have normally produced injuries.

Conflicting Details

Conflicting details in an alleged victim’s story about the incident, for instance, alleged victim says the Defendant threw a dinner plate at the alleged victim, that hit the alleged victim and shattered on the tiled kitchen floor, but no dinner place pieces are anywhere to be found, the Defendant allegedly punched a hole in the wall of the bedroom, but there is no hole in the bedroom wall, etc.

Divorce

Divorce and/or child custody and/or child support and/or alimony issues that are reasons for the alleged victim to make up an incident or exaggerate an incident.

False Allegations

False allegations because the alleged victim is actually the one who committed the domestic violence but does not want to go to jail so the alleged victim makes up domestic abuse that never occurred.  False allegations because the alleged victim is being kicked out of the home due to relationship problems such as cheating. False allegations because the Defendant cheated on the alleged victim and the alleged victim wants revenge.  False allegations because the alleged victim owes the Defendant money.

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