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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 10. PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE [6200 - 6460]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 154. )
  

PART 3. EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE ORDERS [6240 - 6275]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 154. )
  

CHAPTER 3. Duties of Law Enforcement Officer [6270 - 6275]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 219, Sec. 154. )

  
6275.  

(a) A law enforcement officer who responds to a situation in which the officer believes that there may be grounds for the issuance of an emergency protective order pursuant to Section 6250 of this code or Section 646.91 of the Penal Code, shall inform the person for whom an emergency protective order may be sought, or, if that person is a minor, his or her parent or guardian, provided that the parent or guardian is not the person against whom the emergency protective order may be obtained, that he or she may request the officer to request an emergency protective order pursuant to this part.

(b) Notwithstanding Section 6250, and pursuant to this part, an officer shall request an emergency protective order if the officer believes that the person requesting an emergency protective order is in immediate and present danger.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 479, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2007.)