HB0307 (CH0112)

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2014 Regular Session



Peace Orders and Protective Orders - Burden of Proof

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 112

Synopsis:Changing the standard of proof from clear and convincing evidence to a preponderance of the evidence by which a judge in a peace order hearing must make specified findings before the judge may issue a final peace order or mutual peace orders; and changing the standard of proof by which a judge in a protective order hearing must make specified findings before the judge may grant a final protective or mutual protective orders or extend the term of a protective order.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Clippinger, Anderson, Arora, Busch, Carr, Dumais, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Glenn, Hixson, Jones, Kaiser, Lee, Luedtke, A. Miller, Reznik, Rosenberg, Simmons, Swain, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Waldstreicher, M. Washington, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0333
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
By Request of the Governor
Judiciary   View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Protection Orders

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