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Legal Information: Delaware
Updated: December 8, 2020
What is a lethal violence protective order?
A lethal violence protective order is an order issued by a Justice of the Peace Court or a Superior Court that keeps a person (the “respondent”) from doing any of the following with a firearm:
- having access to; or
The purpose of a lethal violence protective order is to keep the respondent from hurting him/herself or others with a firearm.2
110 Del. Code § 7701(3)
2 10 Del. Code § 7701(6)
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