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Connecticut General Statutes
Chapter 815a -
46b-15. Relief from physical abuse by family or household member or
person in dating relationship. Application. Court orders. Duration. Copies.
Expedited hearing for violation of order. Other remedies.
issued by another state. Registration. Notice. Hearing. Confirmation.
Duties of Superior
Court re applicants for restraining orders in domestic violence situations.
46b-15c. Powers of court in family relations matter re taking
out-of-court testimony when one party is subject to a protective order,
restraining order or standing criminal restraining order. Videoconference
hearings permitted. Oaths. Cross-examination.
46b-16. Petition to Superior Court for ex parte order temporary care
and custody of child when parent arrested for custodial interference.
Duration of order.
Chapter 815e -
46b-38a. Family violence prevention and response: Definitions
46b-38b. Investigation of family violence crime by peace officer.
Arrest. Assistance to victim. Guidelines. Education and training program.
46b-38h. Designation of conviction of certain crimes as involving
domestic violence for purposes of criminal history record information.
Chapter 952 - Penal Code:
Chapter 968a - Address
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Connecticut Judicial Branch Court Forms
Filing an Application for a Restraining Order
Family Violence Education Program, Application, Order, Disposition
For Relief From Abuse
Relief From Abuse
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