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Enhancing Victim Safety & Protection

Firearm – (11 Del.C § 1448) Firearms pose a particular threat to victims of domestic violence. In the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s 2012 publication, Gun Laws Matter 2012: understanding the Link between Weak Laws and Gun Violence, the Law Center ranked Delaware 11th out of 50 states for its gun violence prevention laws. […]

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Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee reviews proposed legislation addressing domestic violence and sexual assault issues and considers legislative initiatives to be sponsored by the DVCC. Participation on the Committee includes representatives from the General Assembly, the Department of Justice, the courts, law enforcement, advocates and community partners.

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Legislative Updates

House Bill 141 AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FAMILY COURT PROCEDURE. This Act authorizes Family Court to interview a child outside the presence of the parties for the purpose of obtaining the child’s testimony and ascertaining the truth of a matter asserted by a party to a Protection […]

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