Domestic Violence Information

Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) is a self-help program established in 1994 to assist self-represented parties file petitions for Injunctions for Protection. Staff provide guidance on court processes and procedures, statutory information, Florida Supreme Court forms and general information on community resources.

Florida Courts Family Law Forms


Effective Monday, March 14, 2022, petitions for injunctions in Lee County (Domestic Violence, DV Children, Sexual Violence, Dating Violence, Stalking and Repeat Violence) must be filed with the Lee County Clerk of Court’s office, which is located on the 2nd floor of the Lee County Justice Center. Also, all related forms such as Request for Confidential Address, Supplemental Petitions, Motions, and Petitions by Affidavit for Order to Show Cause must be filed with the Lee County Clerk of Court. The Domestic Violence Unit in Lee County will no longer be accepting paperwork in its office, however, it will continue to provide case management services.

Information for the...

  •  Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30am - 5pm
     Phone: (239) 533-2884

LINKS: County Civil Injunctions Brochure

Domestic Violence Program Coordinator

(239) 533-2670

Justice Center - Civil Division
350 E. Marion Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Collier Clerk of Courts- Domestic Violence

Tami Pearce Simmons, Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
Custodian of Public Records
PO Box 10 | 500 Avenue J, Suite 102
Moore Haven, Florida 33471

Kimberley Barrineau, Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
Hendry County, Florida
25 E. Hickpochee Ave.
SR 80 Corner SR 29
LaBelle, FL

  •  Phone: (863) 675-5204 or (863) 675-5217
     Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.