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12 de diciembre de 2023

What is the legal definition of domestic abuse in Vermont?

This section defines domestic abuse for the purposes of getting a relief from abuse order.  Domestic abuse means the occurrence of one or more of the following acts between family or household members:

  • attempting to cause or causing physical harm;
  • placing another in fear of imminent serious physical harm;
  • abuse to children;
  • stalking; or
  • sexual assault.1

1 VT ST 15 § 1101