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Legal Information: Louisiana

Statutes: Louisiana

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Updated: 
April 8, 2020

§ 2121.1. Definitions

As used in this Part:

(1) “Family or household members” means spouses, parents, children, stepparents, stepchildren, foster parents, and foster children. “Family or household members” also means grandparents or their grandchildren.

(2) “Family violence” means any assault, battery, or other physical abuse which occurs between family or household members, who reside together or who formerly resided together.

(3) “Victim of family violence” means the family or household member abused and his or her children who might be in danger if left in the domicile.