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Statutes: District of Columbia

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July 13, 2021

§ 16-1061. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Attorney General” means the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

(2) “Court” means the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

(3) “Judicial officer” means the Chief Judge, a Senior Judge, an Associate Judge, or a Magistrate Judge of the court.

(4) “Minor” means a person under 18 years of age.

(4) “Petitioner” means the person for whom an anti-stalking order is sought under this chapter.

(6) “Respondent” means any person against whom a petition for an anti-stalking order is filed under this chapter.

(7) “Stalked” means any course of conduct prohibited by § 22-3133.