Violation of Restraining Order
In order to be convicted of the crime of Violation of Restraining Order, the prosecutor must prove, beyond a reasonable doubt:
- That a court had issued an order prohibiting the defendant from abusing, contacting, to stay away from or vacate and remain away from the household;
- That the order was in effect on the date when its alleged violation occurred;
- That the defendant knew that the pertinent terms of the order were in effect, either by having received a copy of the order or have having learned of it in some other way; and
- That the defendant violated the order.
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