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York, Portland


The project sought to address two primary problems: the lack of information available to judges issuing orders in cases involving domestic violence regarding other actions and orders that could affect victim safety (e.g., defendant’s criminal history or related criminal, civil, or other PFA actions); and the lack of judicial follow-up to assure that offenders were complying with the requirements of court orders (e.g., probation conditions requiring the offender to obtain mental health or substance abuse treatment, participate in a certified batterer’s intervention program, or obtain other social services.)



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