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How Do Florida’s “Red Flag” Gun Laws Work?

As an American, it often feels like a new mass shooting gets reported before we can take a breath after the last one. Politicians have long attempted to nullify the issue while still balancing our Second Amendment rights and have seen mixed results. Some states, such as Florida, have opted to enact “red flag” gun ...
by Thomas Feiter - May 30th, 2021

How Do I Tell Police I Have a Gun in My Car During a Traffic Stop in Florida

Traffic stops are a standard part of driving. A police officer may pull you over for speeding, failing to follow traffic signs, driving recklessly, or drinking and driving. Regardless of why they pulled you over, you must remain calm and polite. However, you might feel nervous during a traffic stop if you have a firearm ...
by Thomas Feiter - May 15th, 2021

Am I Permitted to Have a Gun in My Car in Florida?

Determining the legality of carrying a firearm in each state can be tiring. Although the Second Amendment provides the right for Americans to own a gun in any state, the rules vary widely from state to state. Thankfully, firearm regulations are uniform throughout the state, so you won’t need to worry about your gun rights ...
by Thomas Feiter - May 01st, 2021

Can You Expunge a Domestic Violence Charge in Florida?

In Florida, domestic violence crimes generally refer to any offenses in which a family or household member caused physical injury to, or the death of, another family or household member. Additionally, stalking, assault, battery, and kidnapping all fall under the umbrella of domestic violence.  Like other criminal offenses, domestic violence crimes are either classified as ...
by Thomas Feiter - April 22nd, 2021

What Are Grounds for Obtaining a Cyberstalking Injunction in Florida?

Florida law defines stalking as the willful, malicious, and repeated following, harassing, or cyberstalking of another person. While an incident of stalking can occur between any two parties, it most commonly happens between spouses or people in romantic relationships.  To receive a protective order or injunction against a stalker, three conditions must be successfully proved: ...
by Thomas Feiter - April 16th, 2021

How Domestic Abusers Use Technology to Control Victims

In an increasingly digital world, it’s no surprise abusers are learning how to harness technology to commit harm. Women looking to distance themselves from abusive partners can face unique challenges, as cyberstalking continues to be an escalating problem. If you are a victim of cyberstalking, it’s important to seek professional help and representation. A skilled ...
by Thomas Feiter - April 13th, 2021

What Effect Does Domestic Abuse Have on Children?

Unfortunately, many children are exposed to domestic violence and abuse. Children who either witness domestic violence between their parents or experience physical abuse from their parents are at high risk for developing physical and mental health conditions. Additionally, children who witness violence between their parents have a greater risk of being violent in their own ...
by Thomas Feiter - March 25th, 2021

Obtaining a Sexual Assault Injunction after an Assault on Campus in Florida

A recent survey of the prevalence of sexual violence on college campuses found that around 1 in 4 women experienced sexual assault while enrolled as undergraduates. The survey was conducted at 33 large, prominent universities—most of which had experienced a notable sexual violence scandal and had over 181,000 students. Fewer than 30% of women who ...
by Thomas Feiter - March 15th, 2021

How Domestic Violence Victims Can Use Social Media for Help

In the United States alone, a staggering 10 million people experience domestic violence each year, and law enforcement reports indicate that 15% of all violent crime cases in the country involve some form of intimate partner violence. These numbers have only increased as the pandemic worsened and forced millions to spend uninterrupted time in lockdown ...
by Thomas Feiter - March 05th, 2021

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