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Legal Statutes: Alabama

UPDATED July 28, 2016

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Article 7A. Domestic Violence Protection Order Enforcement Act

back to topSection 13A-6-142. Violations; penalties

(a) A violation of a domestic violence protection order is a Class A misdemeanor which shall be punishable as provided by law.

(b) A second conviction for violation of a domestic violence protection order, in addition to any other penalty or fine, shall be punishable by a minimum of 30 days imprisonment which may not be suspended. A third or subsequent conviction shall, in addition to any other penalty or fine, be punishable by a minimum sentence of 120 days imprisonment which may not be suspended.

(Acts 1993, No. 93-325, p. 495, § 3; Acts 1996, No. 96-527, p. 684, § 1; § 30-5A-3; Act 2011-691, p. 2113, § 1; Act 2015-493, § 2.)