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Peace Orders and Protective Orders - Burden of Proof

Sponsored by:

Delegate Clippinger


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

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; 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 order or mutual protective orders or extend the term of a protective order; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Clippinger, Anderson, Arora, Cluster, Dumais, Glass, Lee, McDermott, McIntosh, Mitchell, Swain, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Waldstreicher, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0028
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
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
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October 24, 2017 1:49 P.M.