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Legal Statutes: Arkansas

UPDATED September 15, 2017

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Subchapter 2. Judicial Proceedings.

back to top 9-15-216. Mutual orders of protection - Separate orders of protection.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a court shall not grant a mutual order of protection to opposing parties.
(b) Separate orders of protection restraining each opposing party may only be granted in cases where each party:
(1) Has properly filed and served a petition for a protection order;
(2) Has committed domestic abuse as defined in § 9-15-103;
(3) Poses a risk of violence to the other; and
(4) Has otherwise satisfied all prerequisites for the type of order and remedies sought.
Acts 2001, No. 1437, § 1.