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December 8, 2020

What protections can I get in a lethal violence protective order?

In either an emergency or a nonemergency lethal violence protective order, a judge can order that the respondent:

  • give up any firearms or ammunition s/he owns, has, or can access to law enforcement or another person (a “designee”);
  • submit to a search by law enforcement looking for firearms or ammunition; and
  • not live with anyone who owns, has, or has access to any firearms or ammunition.1

110 Del. Code § 7704(d)