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  • Please Don’t Charge the Victim

    By Guest Contributor, John Rubin*

    Can the person protected by a DVPO be charged with violating the order?

    Here’s a question I get occasionally: What language should I use to charge aiding and abetting a violation of a domestic violence protective order (DVPO)? Here’s a similar one: If someone is arrested for aiding and abetting a violation of a DVPO, is the person subject to the 48-hour pretrial release law for domestic violence offenses?

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