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February 15, 2019

§ 2183. Protection from sexual assault; temporary restraining order

A. A victim of sexual assault as defined by R.S. 46:2184, perpetrated by a person who is either unknown to the victim or who is an acquaintance of the victim, shall be eligible to receive all services, benefits, and other forms of assistance provided by Chapter 28 of this Title.

B. For persons who are eligible, under the provisions of this Chapter, to seek a temporary restraining order pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 46:2135, a showing that the person is or has been a victim of sexual assault shall constitute good cause for purposes of obtaining a temporary restraining order in an ex parte proceeding.