2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 46b - Family Law
Chapter 815a - Orders of Protection and Relief
Section 46b-15e - Chief Court Administrator's responsibilities re applications for restraining orders and collection of data relating to restraining orders and civil protection orders.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 46b-15e (2018)

(a) The Chief Court Administrator shall revise and simplify the process for filing an application for relief under section 46b-15. The Chief Court Administrator shall ensure that any person seeking to file an application for relief is provided with a one-page, plain language explanation of how to apply for relief under section 46b-15. The Chief Court Administrator shall develop and make available to the public educational materials concerning the warrant process set forth in section 29-38c relating to a person who poses a risk of imminent personal injury to himself or herself or to other individuals.

(b) The Chief Court Administrator shall annually collect data on (1) the number of restraining orders issued under section 46b-15 and civil protection orders issued under section 46b-16a; (2) the number of such orders that are not picked up by an applicant from the office of the clerk at the court location which issued the order; (3) the method of service of such orders in cases in which a respondent is successfully served with the order; (4) the number of requests for a police officer to be present at the time service of an order pursuant to subsection (h) of section 46b-15; and (5) the number of such orders issued that subsequently expire or are dismissed because the respondent could not be served with the order.

(P.A. 16-34, S. 5.)

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