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A petitioner may file a petition for protection under this subchapter if:
(1) The petitioner resides, lives, works, or attends school in the District of Columbia:
(2) The petitioner is under the legal custody of a District government agency; or
(3) The underlying offense occurred in the District of Columbia.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - District of Columbia Code Division II. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 16-1006. Jurisdiction. - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/dc/division-ii-judiciary-and-judicial-procedure/dc-code-sect-16-1006/
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