The spring pool is roughly circular, between 100 and 200 ft in diameter in a semitropical swamp. A massive sinkhole angling down to a depth of 100 feet makes this the deepest of the cavern springs on Wades Page.
When spring flow is high, the pool is clean and clear, but when flow is low, murky lake water may cloud the pool. An air bell at 30' adds interest and a million candlepower underwater light system adds to the safety.
Sexual violence: "Sexual violence" means any one incident of the following, regardless of whether criminal charges based on the incident were filed, reduced or dismissed by the state attorney: A person who is the victim of sexual violence or the parent or legal guardian of a minor child who is living at home who is the victim of sexual violence has may file a sworn petition for an injunction for protection against sexual violence on his or her own behalf or on behalf of the minor child if: The court may issue relief the court deems proper, including an injunction that enjoins the respondent from committing any acts of violence.
The court may also order such other relief as it deems necessary for the protection of the petitioner, including injunctions or directives to law enforcement agencies, as provided in this section.
Even if the alleged "victim" decides not to prosecute, state prosecutors may, and do, continue to aggressively pursue prosecution.
As soon as you get out of jail, you should hire attorney Shon Douctre to assist in taking the correct legal action to try and get the charges dropped and seal your record.
At Private Counsel, LLC, in Orlando, we have the experience necessary to protect your rights and your freedom after a domestic violence arrest.
Any person who is the victim of dating violence and has reasonable cause to believe he or she is in imminent danger of becoming the victim of another act of dating violence, or any person who has reasonable cause to believe he or she is in imminent danger of becoming the victim of an act of dating violence, or the parent or legal guardian of any minor child who is living at home and who seeks an injunction for protection against dating violence on behalf of that minor child, has standing in the circuit court to file a sworn petition for an injunction for protection against dating violence.
The terms of the injunction shall remain in full force and effect until modified or dissolved.
Either party may move at any time to modify or dissolve the injunction.
Remember that Manatees are protected animals (you should not be less than 50 feet from them).
To enter the spring, go N past the concession area, you will find steps. Many people come here to dive and snorkel because of the large manatee population that migrate up into the warm natural spring fed waters that remain a constant 72 degrees all year round.