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Protecting Your Family & Rights in Miami

An order of protection is similar to a restraining order in that it prohibits a person from coming into contact with someone who has accused him/her of domestic violence, spousal abuse or child abuse. By working with a Miami orders of protection attorney regarding your order of protection, you have a chance to have the order lifted. An attorney will be able to petition to have the order lifted and then prove your side of the story with evidence, witness testimony and more.

Sometimes a Florida court may be hasty in issuing a temporary restraining order, a restraining order or an order of protection. In the effort to protect real victims of abuse and violence, an injunction may be issued which is not based upon hard evidence, only upon the accusations of an alleged victim. By working with a defense lawyer in your area, you have the chance to disprove the charges against you and therefore experience relief from the order that has been placed against you.


Hager & Schwartz, P.A. is a law firm with locations throughout Florida. Our attorneys represent defendants in criminal cases throughout the state from our office locations in Broward County, Miami-Dade County, Fort Pierce, Palm Beach and Volusia County.

When you work with a lawyer at our firm regarding your order of protection, you can experience relief from the many limitations the order will enforce, including:

  • Prohibition from coming into contact with the victim in any way
  • Moving from your home, if it is shared with the victim
  • Staying at least 100 yards away from the victim and where he/she lives and works
  • Mandatory counseling
  • Prohibition from purchasing a firearm

Florida law is harsh on those who have been accused of domestic violence. When you work with an attorney at Hager & Schwartz, P.A. you will be treated with the respect that you deserve. We will fight to protect your rights.

Order of Protection in Florida? Contact a Miami Orders of Protection Attorney at our firm today for the legal representation that you deserve.

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  • Case Dismissed Aggravated Battery
  • Case Dismissed Aggravated Battery
  • Case and Injunction Dismissed Aggravated Battery & Domestic Violence Injunction
  • Case Dropped Aggravated Battery/Armed Burglary with Battery
  • No Jail/Prison Time Aggravated Stalking
  • Case Dismissed Armed Robbery with Firearm
  • Case Dismissed Battery on the Elderly
  • Case Dismissed Battery/Domestic Violence
  • Expunged Battery/Domestic Violence
  • Minimum Mandatory Sentences Waived Cocaine Trafficking

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