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January 25, 2019

510.037 Conviction for rape, sodomy, or sexual abuse triggers application for interpersonal protective order

The entering of a judgment of conviction for any degree of rape, sodomy, or sexual abuse under this chapter shall operate as an application for an interpersonal protective order issued under KRS Chapter 456, unless the victim requests otherwise. Notwithstanding the provisions of KRS Chapter 456:

(1) An interpersonal protective order requested under this subsection may be issued by the court that entered the judgment of conviction;

(2) The judgment of conviction shall constitute sufficient cause for the entry of the order without the necessity of further proof being taken; and

(3) The order may be effective for up to ten (10) years, with further renewals in increments of up to ten (10) years.