Kentucky Lawmakers Pass Dating Violence Bill

Just before the end of the legislative session, the Kentucky Senate passed a bill that will allow protective orders for dating couples who are facing domestic violence, abuse, stalking and harassment.

EPOs & DVOs have been available for some time to other categories of individuals, such as married couples or parents who share a child, but this will be the first time in Kentucky that a law allows victims of dating violence to take out a protective order. Those orders will be called IPOs, short for Interpersonal Protective Order.

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