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Anger management Anger management classes are not appropriate for perpetrators and are not certified. Other types of counseling Marital, couple, and religious counseling are not appropriate for perpetrators as they implicate the victim as part of the problem.
Educate petitioners Educate the petitioner on the alternatives to termintion of the protection order such as eliminating portions or modifying restrictive language. Dismiss with grace Dismiss the petition, not the petitioner. Applicability Applies to civil or criminal orders issued by a court of a state, a U.
Validity The issuing court must have jurisdiction over the parties and subject matter, and the person under restraint must be given notice and the opportunity to be heard.
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Consumers with questions can call the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) Help Line at 1-800-397-4422 or the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) Consumer Hot Line at 1-800-562-6900.
Availability May be issued before, after, or concurrent with civil protection orders. Pre-arraignment Order may be issued after an arrest or a charge. Expires at arraignment or within 72 hours if no charges filed. Order expires if charges are dismissed or upon acquittal. Expires upon termination of the sentence or elimination of that condition of the sentence.