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Legal Information: Vermont
Updated: December 13, 2019
What is the legal definition of domestic abuse in Vermont?
This section defines domestic abuse for the purposes of getting a relief from abuse order. Domestic abuse means the occurrence of one or more of the following acts between family or household members:
- attempting to cause or causing physical harm;
- placing another in fear of imminent serious physical harm;
- abuse to children;
- stalking; or
- sexual assault.1
1 15 VT ST T. § 1101
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