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Legal Statutes: Kansas

UPDATED September 26, 2017

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Article 31. Protection from Abuse Act

back to top60-3101 Citation and construction of act

(a) K.S.A. 60-3101 through 60-3111, and amendments thereto, shall be known and may be cited as the protection from abuse act.

(b)   This act shall be liberally construed to promote the protection of victims of domestic violence from bodily injury or threats of bodily injury and to facilitate access to judicial protection for the victims, whether represented by counsel or proceeding pro se.

Laws 1979, ch. 92, § 1; Laws 1987, ch. 228, § 1.