This is a legal form that was released by the Florida Circuit Court - a government authority operating within Florida. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.
Q: What is Form 12.980(R)?
A: Form 12.980(R) is the legal document for filing a Temporary Injunction for Protection Against Sexual Violence in Florida.
Q: What is a Temporary Injunction for Protection Against Sexual Violence?
A: A Temporary Injunction for Protection Against Sexual Violence is a court order that provides immediate protection for individuals who have experienced sexual violence.
Q: Who can file Form 12.980(R)?
A: The form can be filed by anyone who has been a victim of sexual violence or believes they are in imminent danger of becoming a victim of sexual violence.
Q: What does the form require?
A: The form requires the petitioner to provide information about the alleged abuser and specific incidents of sexual violence.
Q: What happens after filing the form?
A: After filing the form, a judge will review the request for a temporary injunction and may grant or deny the order.
Q: How long does a temporary injunction last?
A: A temporary injunction can last for up to 15 days until a hearing can be scheduled to determine if a permanent injunction should be granted.
Q: Can an attorney help with filing this form?
A: Yes, it is recommended to seek the assistance of an attorney to ensure the form is filled out correctly and to understand the legal process.
Download a fillable version of Form 12.980(R) by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the Florida Circuit Court.