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State Laws Now Recognize Canadian Protection Orders  


Author:  D. Kelly Weisberg.


Source: Volume 24, Number 05, June/July 2019 , pp.75-75(1)




Domestic Violence Report

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Abstract: 

Five states now honor Canadian domestic violence protection orders in the same way as a protection order from a sister state, and Vermont is currently considering a bill, based on model legislation promulgated by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC), that would authorize Vermont state police to enforce domestic violence protection orders issued in Canada.

Keywords: Enforcement of Canadian Order by State Law-Enforcement; Judicial Enforcement of a Canadian Order

Affiliations:  1: Hastings College of Law.

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