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Updated: 
April 12, 2018

48-27-504 Provisions in protective order for person witnessing or reporting domestic violence

When the person to be protected is a person who reported or was a witness to the domestic violence, the terms of a protective order may order:

(1) The respondent to refrain from abusing, contacting, telephoning, communicating, harassing, verbally abusing or otherwise intimidating the person to be protected;

(2) The respondent to refrain from entering the school, business or place of employment of the person to be protected for the purpose of violating the protective order; and

(3) The respondent to refrain from entering or being present in the immediate environs of the residence of the petitioner.