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When do you obtain a Criminal Court Order of Protection?

If your relationship to the abuser does not allow you to file a petition in Family Court you must seek relief in the Criminal Court. The procedure for obtaining an order of protection in Criminal Court is completely different than in Family Court. 114 more words

How Do You Obtain A Family Court Order of Protection?

In order to receive an order of protection from the Family Court the abuser must either be someone you are married to or divorced from; the parent of your child(ren); related to you by blood, such as a child, parent or sibling; or someone who you are or have been in an intimate relationship with, regardless of whether you have lived with the abuser or whether the relationship is of a sexual nature. 367 more words

What is an Order of Protection?

An order of protection is an order issued by the Family Court, Criminal Court or Supreme Court that orders an abuser to stop committing offenses against you. 51 more words

Ex-lawmaker told to stay away from mom

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut lawmaker charged with assaulting his 69-year-old mother has been ordered by a judge to have no contact with her while his case is pending. 134 more words


Gun Law Seldom Enforced In Texas Leaves Weapons In Hands Of Abusers

DALLAS (CBS11 I-TEAM) – As the Florida school shooting intensified the gun debate across the country, widespread failure to enforce an existing gun law in Texas remains, even though it’s supported by both sides of the debate. 737 more words


Police: 2 arrested after fighting in car in Ansonia

ANSONIA, Conn. (WTNH) — A man and a woman are facing charges after they were fighting in a car, according to Ansonia police.

According to police, on Tuesday around 6:20 p.m., officials received a complaint regarding a man and a woman fighting inside of a vehicle on Wakelee Avenue near the Route 8 exit 19 ramp. 135 more words


What Makes a Victim?

There have recently been some changes made in my life. Some small changes and one very large one. After some specific situations, I felt the need to reach out to law enforcement and petition for a protective order. 697 more words

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