Maine Revised Statutes Title 14. Court Procedure--Civil § 6000. Definitions




As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.

1. Domestic violence.  “Domestic violence” means conduct described in Title 17-A, chapters 9, 11, 12 and 13;  Title 17-A, sections 432, 433, 506, 506-A, 506-B, 758, 805, 806, 852 and 853;  and Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 1, when the victim of that conduct or threat is a family or household member, as defined in Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 4 or dating partner, as defined in Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 3-A.

2. Sexual assault.  “Sexual assault” means any conduct described under Title 17-A, chapters 11, 12 and 35 and Title 17-A, sections 852 and 853.

3. Stalking.  “Stalking” means any conduct described in Title 17-A, section 210-A.

4. Victim.  “Victim” means an individual who has been subject to domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.


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