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WY Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WY

By | Policy, Wyoming

WYOMING allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: In 2019, Wyoming amended its…

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WI Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WI

By | Policy, Wisconsin

WISCONSIN allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: These Wisconsin statutes concern restraining…

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WV Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WV

By | Policy, West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: In West Virginia, the…

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WA Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: WA

By | Policy, Washington

WASHINGTON allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This Washington law reflects the…

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VA Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: VA

By | Policy, Virginia

VIRGINIA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: In 2014, Virginia amended its…

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VT Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: VT

By | Policy, Vermont

VERMONT allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: Any family or household member…

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TN Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: TN

By | Policy, Tennessee

TENNESSEE allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: Under Tennessee’s Domestic Abuse Act,…

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SC Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: SC

By | Policy, South Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: South Carolina now allows…

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RI Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: RI

By | Policy, Rhode Island

RHODE ISLAND allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary:  In 2019, Rhode Island…

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OR Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: OR

By | Oregon, Policy

OREGON allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: Under this Oregon law, if…

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