Domestic Violence

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Question: When the offender is escorted by law enforcement to pick up his belongings from a shared residence. Is it a law that the officer stay present at ALL time as protection?

Answer: If an offender has been told to bring a police officer with him to pick up his belongings, the officer should stay to keep the peace between the parties. Regarding Orders of Protection, the judge may state that the offender may pick up his belongings by having a police officer escort him to the residence and stay till items are retrieved.

QUESTIONS

  • When the offender is escorted by law enforcement to pick up his belongings from a shared residence. Is it a law that the officer stay present at ALL time as protection?

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
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