TRUE or FALSE 8) Teenagers frequently will tell someone about dating violence when it happens to them.
At the first appearance, the judge may order the defendant not to have contact with the victim and not to return to the victim's residence, among other potential conditions.
The Domestic Violence Unit was established to review and file both misdemeanor and felony domestic violence cases and was honored as one of three justice system finalists for the 1995 Governor's Peace at Home Award.
The unit balances the needs of the victim and the mandates of the law for vigorous prosecution of domestic and dating violence cases.
The primary goal of this unit is to stop the cycle of domestic and dating violence.
This office has a specialized victim advocate who is assigned to assist victims of domestic and dating violence, as well as a specialized trial prosecutor assigned to prosecute repeat offenders for misdemeanor domestic violence cases.