A person who is the repeatedly victim of dating violence and has reasonable cause to believe he or she is in imminent danger of becoming the victim or another act of dating violence, has standing to file a sworn petition for injunction for protection against dating violence.
A person who is the victim of sexual violence also has standing to file for a protective injunction in circuit court against sexual violence if one of the following apply: The victim may seek an injunction without have an attorney though it the victim should have an attorney at the final hearing as should the person accused.
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The petition must be sworn and shall state all the incidents of repeat violence, sexual violence or dating violence and shall state the specific facts that form the basis of the need for an injunction.
Sexual violence, dating violence, and repeat violence are serious offenses that can have severe consequences.
Commit to Change includes an evidence based curriculum for middle and high school students, youth led community impact projects, workshops for parents, and a Community Action Team to engage adult influencers in supporting youth to develop healthy, equitable dating relationships.