CR10-015                   11/28/01


Definition of “abuse prevention order” (context of violation of order)


            An abuse prevention order means a written order that has been issued by a Family Court Judge, on behalf of one person and against a named defendant.  The State must have proven the specific terms of the order allegedly violated, and that the order was still in effect at the time of the alleged violation.  You may not consider the facts and circumstances giving rise to the order.