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Domestic Abuse Protective Orders

An act relating to minors





Provides that a school counselor, domestic violence victim advocate, or other mental health professional licensed by the State may petition for a protective order on a minor’s behalf when the minor’s parent or guardian is unwilling or unable to submit a petition; provided that certain specified information is provided in support of the petition.

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