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Statute Guides & Matrices

State Statutes Addressing Mutual Protection Orders

Published: December, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state and territorial statutes that address the issuance and enforcement of mutual protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Juvenile Protection Order Matrix

Published: November, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains the statutes of states that allow juveniles to access protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Sexual Assault Protection Order Matrix

Published: November, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides state and territorial statutory definitions of sexual abuse and assault for domestic violence civil protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Statutes: Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence

Published: November, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state and territorial statutes for misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence (MCDV). View this resource

News Article

NCPOFFC Newsletter #12: Creating a More Survivor-Centered Civil Protection Order System

Published: October, 2015| NCPOFFC, Sarah Henry

This newsletter provides information on creating a more survivor-centered Civil Protection Order System and provides the tools to do so.   View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Violations Matrix

Published: October, 2015| NCPOFFC

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

Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Relief Matrix

Published: October, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains relief available from state and territorial courts when requesting civil protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Protection Order Registration Process Matrix

Published: October, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state and territorial protection order registry statutes. View this resource

News Article

NCPOFFC Newsletter #11: Protection Order Resources for Advocates

Published: October, 2015| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This newsletter provides information on some of NCPOFFC's top protection order resources for advocates.    View this resource

News Article

NCPOFFC Newsletter #10: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Published: October, 2015| NCPOFFC

This newsletter provides information on NCPOFFC's plans for raising awareness of DVAM during the month of October as well as some back history on DVAM itself.   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

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