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Written by attorney John Michael Phillips | May 19, 2012

Types of Crimes in Florida - Restraining Order Violation

Restraining Order Violation If you are found to be in violation of a restraining order or protective injunction in the state of Florida you may be charged with a 1st degree misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and fines reaching $1,000. Fl. Stat. §741.31. Depending on what occurred during the violation, you may face additional charges. For instance, if you are found stalking and in violation of a restraining order, the charge is elevated to aggravated stalking, a felony.

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