22-19A-9 Filing petition for protection--Venue.
Filing petition for protection--Venue.
A petition for relief under §§ 22-19A-8 to
22-19A-16, inclusive, may be filed in circuit court or in a magistrate court with a magistrate judge
presiding. Venue lies where any party to the proceedings resides.
Source: SL 1997, ch 131, § 2; SL 2008, ch 108, § 1, eff. Feb. 19, 2008.