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What is the difference between a no contact order and an order of protection?

First off there is a difference; a no-contact order is criminal and and protective order is civil. In order to have a protective order put in place, a party needs to go to the courthouse and file an application to have a protective order put in place against a certain person.

What is a protective order Florida?

A protective order is a legal injunction, which is essentially an official document issued by the court. It is intended to protect someone from future violence by ordering another person not to do certain things — usually to stay away from and not contact the person who requested the order.

What is a peaceful contact order?

A peaceful contact order is a type of order that restrains the person from contacting or physical distance to a person when there is possible domestic violence. Anyone dependent upon care from the person with the order may need to undergo interviews for the situation.

What is considered harassment in Florida?

What is harassment? Harass means to engage in a course of conduct directed at a specific person which causes substantial emotional distress to that person and serves no legitimate purpose (Florida State Statute 784.048). Immediately report the harassment.

Is there an alternative to a restraining order?

An injunction is a “stay away” order, which prevents the abuser from doing certain things (e.g. contacting the victim) or enforces them to do things (e.g. to leave the home).

How do I remove an order of protection?

To remove a protective order, a person must freely and voluntarily request the modification by filing a petition with the clerk of the court that ordered the CPO. A court hearing will be set at least 10 days after the date of filing at which time both the protected and restrained person must appear.

What is a protective order in Florida?

An injunction (protective order) is a legal order issued by a state court that requires one person to stop harming another. In Florida, there are: injunctions for protection against domestic violence; injunctions against repeat, dating, or sexual violence; injunctions for protection against stalking/cyberstalking; and. risk protection orders.

What is temporary order of protection?

Temporary Protection Order (TPO) A domestic violence criminal protection order, called a “temporary protection order (TPO),” provides more limited relief and remains in effect for a shorter period of time.

What is a court order protection?

An order of protection is a court order that serves to help protect victims of harmful or threatening behavior from further harm. This order generally makes it easier for police to arrest the perpetrator as well, should he violate the terms of the order.