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CT Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: CT

By | Connecticut, Policy

CONNECTICUT 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 Connecticut law, any…

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Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: CT

By | Connecticut, Policy

CONNECTICUT is considered both a One-Party and an All-Party Consent State, in that, at least one person or all persons (depending on the presiding law) involved in the recorded communication must give permission. As per the Justia website1, Under Connecticut criminal law, it is a felony to record an oral or telephone communication without the consent of at least one…

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Address Confidentiality Laws: CT

By | Connecticut, Policy

The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) exists to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other crimes from their abusers being able to track and locate them, potentially putting them in continued harm’s way. The program gives victims a legal substitute address where their first-class mail will be forwarded (free of charge) to their actual address. This substitute address…

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