Estatutos Estatales Seleccionados: Louisiana

Estatutos Seleccionados: Louisiana

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§ 2151. Dating violence

A. A victim of a dating partner, as defined in Subsection B, shall be eligible to receive all services, benefits, and other forms of assistance provided by Chapter 28 of this Title.

B. For purposes of this Section, "dating partner" means any person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim and where the existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors:

(1) The length of the relationship.

(2) The type of relationship.

(3) The frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.

C. For purposes of this Section, "dating violence" includes but is not limited to physical or sexual abuse and any offense against the person as defined in the Criminal Code of Louisiana, except negligent injury and defamation, committed by one dating partner against the other.