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Legal Information: Delaware
What happens if the respondent violates the order?
Violating a lethal risk protective order is a Class A misdemeanor.1 If the respondent is convicted of a Class A misdemeanor, the judge could sentence the respondent to up to one year in jail, a fine of up to $2,300, and other conditions that the judge thinks are appropriate.1
110 Del. Code § 7708(a); 11 Del. Code § 1271A(b)
2 11 Del. Code § 4206(a)
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