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What If You Get an Injunction and The Person Then Violates It

Far too many domestic violence victims are afraid of taking the step of filing an injunction against the person who is abusing them. Some don’t know where they’ll go next or rely on the abuser to help pay their rent. Getting a domestic violence injunction against them isn’t always an easy first step. For other ...
by Thomas Feiter - June 08th, 2020

West Palm Beach Woman Arrested for Stalking Former Boss

A fired Florida woman in West Palm Beach was arrested for stalking her former boss in an attempt to get her job back. The woman who was arrested was formerly the executive assistant to a real estate agent when an argument over sick leave and vacation time resulted in her termination. What started as seemingly ...
by Thomas Feiter - May 18th, 2020

The Pros and Cons of a Domestic Violence Restraining Order

No one should have to experience domestic violence. The sad fact is that it happens far too often. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, an average of 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. In Florida, 34.2% of women and 24.6% of men experience intimate partner ...
by Thomas Feiter - May 11th, 2020

Florida Wants Domestic Violence Injunctions to Block Access to Pets

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. These statistics, compiled by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, show that there were 108,030 domestic violence incidents reported in one year to police in Florida. While domestic violence injunctions have always offered victims legal protections, lawmakers ...
by Thomas Feiter - May 04th, 2020

Can Domestic Violence Survivors Get Unemployment Benefits in Florida?

The State of Florida provides unemployment benefits to people who lose their jobs because they are let go. Floridians requiring unemployment may file for support while they look for new jobs. If a person leaves a job on their own accord, however, they’re not eligible for these government benefits.  Unemployment benefits, also called “reemployment assistance,” ...
by Thomas Feiter - April 27th, 2020

How Stalking Impacts Victims’ Lives

About 7.5 million people are stalked each year in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 6 women and 1 in 17 men will be stalked at least once in their lives. These statistics show that stalking can happen to anyone. The impact that victims feel on their ...
by Thomas Feiter - April 20th, 2020

Domestic Violence Victims in Danger During Pandemic

Counties across the United States are under the same orders: stay at home and prevent the spread of coronavirus. While staying home is the best tactic for preventing this public health pandemic from growing further out of control, victims of domestic violence have been trapped with their abusers with no place to turn.  Many in ...
by Thomas Feiter - April 13th, 2020

Orlando Residents Ordered to Stay Home to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

On Thursday, March 26, residents of Orange County, Florida, were ordered to stay at home to combat the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The mayor of Orange County, Jerry Demings, announced the order that covers all 13 municipalities as positive COVID-19 cases began to spike in Orlando and surrounding cities. The order allows very few ...
by Thomas Feiter - April 06th, 2020

7 Different Types of Stalkers

Depending on what you’re subjected to, it can range from annoying to terrifying to be the victim of a stalker. So what motivates a stalker?  Stalkers are often presented in movies or television dramas as men obsessed with beautiful women, but in reality, there are different reasons why some individuals turn into stalkers. Psychiatrists and ...
by Thomas Feiter - March 17th, 2020

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