What Information is helpful in filing a Petition for Injunction?

Having the following information available will assist you when filing for a Petition for Injunction (i.e "Restraining Order"):

  • Current residence address of respondent, telephone number, driver's license number and social security number, if possible
  • Driver's license or identification which includes your picture and signature (required)
  • Full legal name of respondent (alleged abuser)
  • Physical description of respondent, including height, weight, scars, date of birth, etc.
  • Picture of respondent to provide to Sheriff's Department
  • Police reports or referral card furnished to you by the law enforcement officer (if any were provided to you)
  • Respondent's employer and employer's address and phone number, if possible.
  • Respondent's vehicle information including: 
    • Color
    • Make
    • Model
    • Tag number
    • Year
  • Specific dates of abuse or threats of abuse
  • Specific locations where abuse or threats occurred

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1. What are the statutory requirements for filing a "Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence?
2. What is an injunction?
3. Where can I obtain an injunction?
4. Is there a fee for filing an Injunction of Protection?
5. What Information is helpful in filing a Petition for Injunction?
6. What are other steps in the legal process?
7. What if the respondent is outside the State of Florida?
8. What can the injunction do for you?
9. Can my child be a witness?
10. How long does the injunction remain in effect?
11. Can I have my weapons for the hunting season?
12. Do I need an attorney?