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Chapter 455

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  455.045.  Temporary relief available. — Any ex parte order of protection granted pursuant to sections 455.010 to 455.085 shall be to protect the petitioner from domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault and may include:

  (1)  Restraining the respondent from committing or threatening to commit domestic violence, molesting, stalking, sexual assault, or disturbing the peace of the petitioner;

  (2)  Restraining the respondent from entering the premises of the dwelling unit of petitioner when the dwelling unit is:

  (a)  Jointly owned, leased or rented or jointly occupied by both parties; or

  (b)  Owned, leased, rented or occupied by petitioner individually; or

  (c)  Jointly owned, leased or rented by petitioner and a person other than respondent; provided, however, no spouse shall be denied relief pursuant to this section by reason of the absence of a property interest in the dwelling unit; or

  (d)  Jointly occupied by the petitioner and a person other than the respondent; provided that the respondent has no property interest in the dwelling unit;

  (3)  Restraining the respondent from communicating with the petitioner in any manner or through any medium;

  (4)  A temporary order of custody of minor children where appropriate.


(L. 1980 S.B. 524 § 8, A.L. 1993 H.B. 476 & 194, A.L. 1999 S.B. 1, et al., A.L. 2000 H.B. 1677, et al., A.L. 2013 H.B. 215, A.L. 2015 S.B. 321 merged with S.B. 341)

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