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      RS 46:2121.1     


§2121.1.  Definitions

As used in this Part:

(1)  "Family or household members" means spouses, former 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.

Added by Acts 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 60, §1, eff. March 1, 1983; Acts 1985, No. 772, §2, eff. July 19, 1985; Acts 1986, No. 1056, §1, eff. Sept. 1, 1986; Acts 1995, No. 765, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1156, §7.

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