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NCJ Number: 157015 Find in a Library
Title: Domestic Violence Procedures Manual
Corporate Author: New Jersey Attorney General
United States of America

New Jersey Supreme Court
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 117
Sponsoring Agency: New Jersey Attorney General
Trenton, NJ 08625
New Jersey Supreme Court
Trenton, NJ 08625
Sale Source: New Jersey Attorney General
State House Annex
Trenton, NJ 08625
United States of America

New Jersey Supreme Court
State House Annex
Trenton, NJ 08625
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual sets forth procedures for both law enforcement officers and the courts to promptly and effectively respond to domestic violence cases.
Abstract: Procedures in the manual are described under the following categories: (1) Law Enforcement (domestic violence standard; domestic violence performance standards; guidelines on police response procedures in domestic violence cases, including mandatory and discretionary arrest, seizure of weapons, domestic violence complaints, emergency temporary restraining court orders, service of temporary restraining order, court order violations, criminal offenses against the elderly and disabled); (2) Initial Complaints (jurisdiction, including who can bring a domestic violence action and what behavior constitutes domestic violence; processing domestic violence complaints; withdrawals and requests for dismissal; (3) Enforcement of Domestic Violence Orders (criminal contempt; enforcement of litigant's rights proceedings); (4) Requests for Modification of Domestic Violence Orders. Appendixes
Main Term(s): Courts
Index Term(s): Arrest procedures; Court orders; Crimes against the elderly; Domestic assault; Jurisdiction; New Jersey; Restraining orders; State courts; Victims of Crime
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