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Analyzing the Impact of Sexual Assault Protection Orders
 
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I hope I'm not going off track in this question that would refer to childhood abuse... being in many cases of childhood sexual abuse many affects don't go away especially when living with or near your pep ...
Marika
04/11/2012
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04/19/2012
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Do you know of a state that has good language that applies the SAPO to juveniles? Right now out SAPos or SOROs do not apply to juveniles. I would like to review that legislation language.
Denise
04/11/2012
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Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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Libby Shawgo
04/11/2012
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How does your system work with petitioners who may have limited information about the identity andor location of the perpetrator?
Stephine
04/11/2012
arrow icon There has to be a named perpetrator to file a SAPO petition....
Megan Allen
04/11/2012
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Do you have any suggestions of things that have not been effective in serving SAPOs? Anything law enforcement or the court system can change to become more helpful for victims.
Kylah
04/11/2012
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Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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Is there any plan to provide your information to the public so other counties can learn from your program? What are some steps I can do to create a similar program in my area?
Justin
04/11/2012
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Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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How effective are restraining orders initiated by parents of teenagers when the parents feel that custodial interference is taking place and the child is being taking advantage of and under another adult's...
Mike Durham
04/11/2012
arrow icon What we have seen in the courtrooms we observe is that the e...
Jana Loveall
04/11/2012
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DeAnn Yamamoto
04/11/2012
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Are there any national organizations which have initiatives directed at states who do not have sexual assault protection orders to enocourage the adoption of such orders? Are there any drafts of suggested ...
Gary West
04/11/2012
arrow icon The Victim Rights Law Center has information on all states t...
Lyn Schollett
04/11/2012
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DeAnn Yamamoto
04/11/2012
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How reliable are the protection orders?
Andrea
04/11/2012
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Carolyn
10/24/2012
arrow icon In our report, we found that there were no apparent violatio...
Laura Jones
04/11/2012
arrow icon I mean how successful are the SAPO's? Do you have statistics...
Andrea
04/11/2012
arrow icon Can you clarify what you mean re: reliability?
Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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Can the victims file the protection order online in your state? If so, how successful is the program and which court in particular is providing that service to victims of sexual abuse andor domestic viole...
Josie Ashton
04/11/2012
arrow icon The county with the kiosks is Pierce County.
Laura Jones
04/11/2012
arrow icon Do you know the name of that county? Is it in your state?
Josie Ashton
04/11/2012
arrow icon Not in our county. We know of one county where a victim, alo...
Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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Have you found any significant differences in the impact of serving sexual assault protection orders between size of county or city? Are they more effective in one over the other?
Roger A.
04/11/2012
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Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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has the court system been receptive to your suggestions? Is there a standard format you use to provide your findings?
Justin
04/11/2012
arrow icon There are many approaches to court monitoring. We made the d...
Laura Jones
04/11/2012
arrow icon When we do courtwatch observations, we do not let the judges...
Jana Loveall
04/11/2012
arrow icon We have never been asked to leave the courtroom.
Laura Jones
04/11/2012
arrow icon Did the court ever ask you or one of the volunteers to leave...
Josie Ashton
04/11/2012
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Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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In both KS and MO, to file and receive an order of protection or protection from abuse and/or stalking there are barriers for non intimate partners in filing. For example, if a woman or man has not ever ha...
advocate_1
04/11/2012
arrow icon There is currently no Sexual Assault Protection Order in Kan...
Stephine Bowman
04/11/2012
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Lore Rogers
04/11/2012
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DeAnn Yamamoto
04/11/2012
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DeAnn Yamamoto
04/11/2012
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I would like to know if these orders are effective and since there is no need to prove physical injury or file a police report how would effectiveness be measured? Has it been found that some Sexual As...
Tomari Wright
04/11/2012
arrow icon In 2010, 50 percent of SAPOs were granted. Advocacy or legal...
Megan Allen
04/11/2012
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Mike Quillin
04/11/2012
arrow icon I am not aware of any SAPOs filed under false pretenses, as ...
DeAnn Yamamoto
04/11/2012
arrow icon A SAPO provides a tangible option for victims to help rebuil...
DeAnn Yamamoto
04/11/2012
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DeAnn Yamamoto
04/11/2012
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How do you find volunteers for your courtwatch program?
Mary
04/11/2012
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Laura Jones
04/11/2012
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