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Domestic Violence - 2-Year Protective Order

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


Veto sustained (0-141)

Synopsis:Specifying that a court may issue a protective order for a period not to exceed 2 years by consent of the respondent under specified circumstances; and authorizing a judge, under specified circumstances, to extend the term of a protective order for a specified period of time if the respondent named in the protective order consents to the extension.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Anderson, Moon, Morales, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0315
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Protection Orders
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(4-506, 4-507)

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