25-10-5.2 Restrictions on issuance of mutual orders for protection against abuse.
Restrictions on issuance of mutual orders for protection against abuse.
may, pursuant to the provisions of § 25-10-5, issue a mutual order enjoining both petitioner and
respondent from committing acts of domestic abuse unless:
Both the petitioner and the respondent personally appear;
The respondent alleges, under oath, the existence of domestic abuse by stating the specific
facts and circumstances of the domestic abuse;
The court finds, by a preponderance of the evidence, that domestic abuse has taken place.
SL 1996, ch 169.