Legal Information: District of Columbia
Statutes: District of Columbia
§ 16-1006. Jurisdiction.
A petitioner may file a petition for protection under this subchapter if:
(1) The petitioner resides, lives, works, or attends school in the District of Columbia:
(2) The petitioner is under the legal custody of a District government agency; or
(3) The underlying offense occurred in the District of Columbia.
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