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(a)?After notice and a hearing, the court may issue an order requiring the restrained party to participate in a batterer's program approved by the probation department as provided in Section 1203.097 of the Penal Code.
(b)(1)?Commencing July 1, 2016, if the court orders a restrained party to participate in a batterer's program pursuant to subdivision (a), the restrained party shall do all of the following:
(A)?Register for the program by the deadline ordered by the court. ?If no deadline is ordered by the court, the restrained party shall register no later than 30 days from the date the order was issued.
(B)?At the time of enrollment, sign all necessary program consent forms for the program to release proof of enrollment, attendance records, and completion or termination reports to the court and the protected party, or his or her attorney. ?The court and the protected party may provide to the program a fax number or mailing address for purposes of receiving proof of enrollment, attendance records, and completion or termination reports.
(C)?Provide the court and the protected party with the name, address, and telephone number of the program.
(2)?By July 1, 2016, the Judicial Council shall revise or promulgate forms as necessary to effectuate this subdivision.
(c)?The courts shall, in consultation with local domestic violence shelters and programs, develop a resource list of referrals to appropriate community domestic violence programs and services to be provided to each applicant for an order under this section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Family Code - FAM § 6343 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/family-code/fam-sect-6343/
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