Domestic & Dating Violence

"Domestic Violence" includes felony or misdemeanor crimes of violence committed by:

“Dating Violence” means violence committed by a person:

  1. who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim; and
  2. where the existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors:
    1. The length of the relationship;
    2. The type of relationship; and
    3. The frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.