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Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Definition Matrix

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes with the definition of domestic violence/abuse for obtaining a domestic violence civil protection order.  View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Statutes Addressing Mutual Protection Orders

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

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

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Protection Order Statutes: No Fee for Filing, Issuance, Registration and Service of Process

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes prohibiting the charging of fees to petitioners for filing, issuance, service of process, enforcement and registration of protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Violations Matrix

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

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

Webinar Recording

Recent Trends in Firearm Legislation and Case Law Update

Published: July, 2017| Alla Lefkowitz

The landscape around firearm laws is constantly shifting. If you want to know about recent legal changes, this webinar is for you. The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Using the National Crime Information Center to spread the word about Protection Orders

Published: May, 2017| Harry E. Carlile Jr.

The NCIC Protection Order File (POF) contains information on court orders which are issued to prevent acts of domestic violence against a person or to prevent a person from stalking, intimidating, or… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Including Pets on Protection Orders

Published: January, 2017| Nancy Blaney

The idea that pets should be (or even need to be) included on domestic violence protection orders was not considered until relatively recently. However, it is a natural outgrowth of the greater… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Relocation Matrix

Published: December, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes and definitions as it relates to UCCJEA/UCCJA and parental kidnapping offenses, protection order issuance and enforcement, divorce, address confidentiality and… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Protection Order Durations

Published: December, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains information on emergency, temporary, ex parte and final protection order durations for states and territories. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC 922 (g)(9) Case Law

Published: December, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(9) and misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence (MCDV). To receive an electronic or hard copy, please… 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