(2) Whoever commits an assault shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. (2) Whoever commits an aggravated assault shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. Intentionally causes bodily harm to another person. (2) A person who has one prior conviction for battery, aggravated battery, or felony battery and who commits any second or subsequent battery commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. (2) A person who commits felony battery commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. These are just the most common forms of Domestic Violence that are charged under Florida law. 784.03 Battery; felony battery.– (1)(a) The offense of battery occurs when a person: 1. For purposes of this subsection, “conviction” means a determination of guilt that is the result of a plea or a trial, regardless of whether adjudication is withheld or a plea of nolo contendere is entered. NOTE: This is not the entire list of Domestic Violence Laws in Florida.
Each state treats young victims of dating abuse differently, but not all ways are equal.Only a handful of states have responded to teen dating violence with laws enabling the youthful victims to obtain protection orders on equal terms with adults, an advocacy group says in a new national survey.The report on state laws by Break the Cycle, a teen-violence prevention organization that has worked with the Justice Department, gave A grades to only five states. Grades were based on various comparisons between the legal treatment of adult victims of domestic violence and teen victims of dating violence.We conducted a nationwide review of state laws and found common trends, both positive and negative, that directly impact the protection of teens.Please be advised that this information is intended for informational purposes.