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Laws current as of March 26, 2024

Can I file for a sexual violence protective order if I am a minor?

If you are a minor under age 16, an adult acting on your behalf will need to file the petition for you. However, if you are between the ages of 16-18 years old, you may choose to file a petition on your own.1

1 10 Del.C. § 7203(b)(2), (g)