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Case Summaries: Protective Orders  

Author:  Annie  Perry.

Source: Volume 20, Number 05, June/July 2015 , pp.73-77(5)

Domestic Violence Report

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Our regular review of significant cases includes a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order affirmed for a woman alleging that her husband forced her on numerous occasions to have sex against her will for continued financial support, a California woman seeks a restraining order after the termination of a five year relationship turns physical, A virginia man continues to pursue his ex-fiance\' resulting in a protective order based on stalking, a mother\'s order is vacated in Arkansas when an insufficient evidence of abuse can be proven against the father, in Maine the ex-wife prevails in vacating a stalking order filed her ex-husband\'s current girlfriend, an Ohio woman petitions for Civil Stalking Protective Order (CSPO), alleging her ex-boyfriend had engaged in conduct constituting menacing by stalking, a New York family court grants a petition in a relationship between two 13 year-olds, and also in New York an expired order is reversed and remanded.

Keywords: Boykai v. Young , 83 A.3d 1043; marital rape; Nevarez v. Tonna , 174 Cal. Rptr. 3d 219; Stephens v. Rose , 762 S.E.2d 758; stalking; Craig v. Caron , 102 A.3d 1175; Sweet v. Hunt , 2014 WL 707923; Samantha I. ex rel. Emily K. v. Luis J., 997 N.Y.S.2d

Affiliations:  1: Contributing Editor of DVR.

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