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Legal Information: Delaware
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)
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