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National Training Institute on Protection Order Practice for Attorneys & Advocates

Published: June, 2021|

In collaboration with Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women (LRC) Southwest Center for Law & Policy (SWCLAP) Stalking Prevention, Awareness and Resources Center (SPARC) of AEquitas Institute… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Extreme Risk Laws Matrix

Published: February, 2021| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides information on Extreme Risk Laws, also known as extreme risk protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Violations Matrix

Published: February, 2021| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains protection order violation statutes from state and territorial jurisdictions. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC 922(g)(8) Case Law

Published: February, 2021| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(8) and protection orders. To receive an electronic or hard copy, please contact NCPOFFC at 1 (800)… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Address Confidentiality Statutes

Published: February, 2021| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains address confidentiality statutes from state and territorial jurisdictions. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Firearms and Domestic Violence: State and Territorial Statutory Provisions Matrix

Published: February, 2021| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state and territorial firearm statutes as they relate to civil protection orders; criminal offenses, procedures, prohibited transferees; licenses/permits, and background checks. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State and Territorial Full Faith and Credit Statutes

Published: January, 2021| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state and territorial full faith and credit statutes. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Full Faith and Credit Statute with Definitions 18 U.S.C. §§ 2265-2266

Published: October, 2020| NCPOFFC

This statute is the full faith and credit provision of the Violence Against Women Act, 18 USC 2265 and the applicable definitions 18 USC 2266. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Predominant Aggressor Matrix

Published: October, 2020| National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit

This matrix is a compilation of all state statutory provisions that direct law enforcement officers to determine the predominant/primary/principal aggressor prior to arrest in domestic violence… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

VAWA “No Fee” Toolkit

Published: October, 2020| NCPOFFC

The Violence Against Women Act prohibits jurisdictions that receive funding under the STOP (Services * Training * Officers* Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program and the Improving… View this resource

Laws & Regulations

Domestic Abuse Involving Department of Defense Military and Certain Affiliated Personnel

Published: September, 2011| Department of Defense

This is a Department of Defense (DoD) directive on Domestic Abuse. View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Passport to Safety: A Judge's Bench Card

Published: May, 2011| NCJFCJ, NCPOFFC

This tool provides key information on full faith and credit and firearms to judges. Included are benchcards for both issuing and enforcing courts dealing with domestic violence protection orders. View this resource

Laws & Regulations

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: Protecting Victims of DV in Protection Order Cases Involving the Military

Published: December, 2010| Christine Zellar Church

This article, published by the Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law, explores the intersection of the SCRA and protection order cases filed under state statutes -- specifically… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Protection Orders and How They Apply Under Federal Prohibitor 922 (g)(8) to All Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Users: July 19, 2010 Letter from the FBI

Published: July, 2010| FBI

This letter from the FBI describes how the federal firearm prohibitor in 18 USC 922(g)(8) applies to protection orders. View this resource