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§ 4-513. "Victim of domestic violence" defined
In this Part III and in Part IV of this subtitle, “victim of domestic violence” means an individual who has received deliberate, severe, and demonstrable physical injury, or is in fear of imminent deliberate, severe, and demonstrable physical injury from a current or former spouse, or a current or former cohabitant, as defined in § 4-501 of this subtitle.
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