Florida Appeals Court Overturns Order Requiring Psychological Evaluation of Domestic Violence Victim

The Putnam County (Florida) Circuit Court overstepped its authority when it ordered that a victim of domestic violence at the hands of a same-sex partner, as well as her son, submit to psychological evaluations, ruled the 5th District Court of Appeal in Touchet v. Jones, 2013 Fla. App. LEXIS 12809 (Aug. 16, 2013). 

Sarah Touchet and Sandra Jones are a same-sex couple who lived together as a family raising a child.  Touchet filed a … <Read More>