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Felon in Possession of a Firearm

by Thomas Feiter - September 28th, 2020

Florida Risk Protection Orders

After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, Florida state legislators passed gun legislation with new restrictive measures. Under FL Statute 790.4, also referred to as the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act, law enforcement agents are legally allowed to confiscate firearms from civilians they perceive as a danger ...
by Thomas Feiter - September 21st, 2020

Orlando Gun Rights Restoration Lawyer

In Florida, new gun legislation has given police the ability to remove guns from any civilian they perceive as a threat to the community. The new gun restrictions have made it challenging for those with criminal or felony records to restore their gun rights. The first step to restoring your gun rights is filing for ...
by Thomas Feiter - September 14th, 2020

Understanding Protective Order Hearings

If you have received a temporary or permanent injunction, it is easy to feel like you’ve been charged with a criminal offense. In Florida, an individual filing an injunction (the petitioner) to prevent another person (the respondent) from coming into contact with them must file a petition in court. The court will usually grant the ...
by Thomas Feiter - August 17th, 2020

How to Prepare for a Domestic Violence Injunction Hearing

Domestic violence is a prevalent problem in American households. If you are a victim of domestic or dating violence, taking the legal steps to get out of your abusive relationship can feel overwhelming. However, the law provides protection and support to victims in the form of domestic violence injunctions. A permanent injunction or protective order, ...
by Thomas Feiter - August 10th, 2020

What to Know Before Filing a Protective Order in Florida

Feeling safe is an essential aspect of any relationship. While most people aim to surround themselves with healthy relationships, sometimes a relationship can unexpectedly become violent. Specifically, in the midst of a divorce, dynamics between a couple can become ugly and, in some cases, violent. In Florida, domestic violence is a widespread problem. According to ...
by Thomas Feiter - August 03rd, 2020

How to Fight an Injunction for Protection Against Stalking

Since stalking is a crime in Florida, the state will offer protective injunctions for victims. These injunctions may be permanent or temporary. A petitioner for an injunction against stalking must be able to provide credible evidence to obtain protection; however, if you are accused of stalking, you may defend yourself with a knowledgeable defense attorney ...
by Thomas Feiter - July 20th, 2020

Overturning a Florida Injunction on Appeal After Expiration

Petitions for protective injunctions are not reviewed lightly by judges because of the effects it can have on both parties involved. If someone is sexually abused or harassed by a family member, and a judge fails to provide necessary protection through a restraining order, the victim’s life can be put in extreme danger. While if ...
by Thomas Feiter - July 13th, 2020

What are the Penalties for Violating an Injunction in Florida?

In Florida, there are 5 types of protective injunctions orders– sexual violence, dating violence, repeat violence, stalking, and the most common, domestic violence. In general, protective injunctions, sometimes called restraining orders, are civil orders from the court that prohibit a respondent from performing such actions that harm or threaten the petitioner. Therefore, failing to comply ...
by Thomas Feiter - July 06th, 2020

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