Ron Chapman

Florida’s Domestic Violence Laws


What is Domestic Violence?

Florida Statute 741.28(2) defines domestic violence as, “Any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of

Aggravated Battery

Aggravated Battery

In Florida, Aggravated Battery is the intentional touching of another person with the intent to inflict great bodily harm or to use a deadly weapon. In addition, penalties for the offense include mandatory prison, with a…

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