Violation of Injunction (Repeat, Domestic, Dating, or Sexual)
Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers and Attorneys
The charge of violation of injunction is a first degree misdemeanor punishable up to 1 year in county jail, 12 months of probation, $500 fine(plus additional state mandated fees), and court costs. This is in addition to any no contact provisions that are in place by the courts. Under Florida law, if there is a valid, active injunction against you regardless if it should have never been put in place against you, it could still result in this criminal charge. You can be found guilty of a violation of injunction EVEN IF THE ALLEGED VICTIM INVITES YOU or initiates the contact. You can also be found guilty of a criminal offense of violation of an injunction if you are found in possession of a firearm, EVEN IF YOU NEVER HAVE CONTACT WITH THE VICTIM. The charge of violation of injunction can be complex. Call our office to discuss the particular facts of your case. We will explore any possible legal defenses and communicate with the state attorney to discuss the facts of your case.
If you have been charged with a violation of injunction anywhere in the state of Florida, call our office today to speak with one of our criminal defense attorneys during a free consultation about how we can help defend your violation of injunction.