§11-37.2-7  Form Of Complaint. –

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Published: 2015

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TITLE 11

Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-37.2

Sexual Assault Protective Orders

SECTION 11-37.2-7



   § 11-37.2-7  Form of complaint. –

(a) A form in substantially the following language shall suffice for the

purpose of filing a complaint under this chapter:



   STATE OF RHODE ISLAND DISTRICT COURT



   COUNTY OF ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]] DIVISION



   ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]



   Plaintiff:



   VS: NO:



   :



   ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]:



   Defendant:



   COMPLAINT FOR PROTECTION FROM ABUSE



   Pursuant to chapter 8.1 of title 8, I request that the court

enter an order protecting me from abuse.



   (a)(1) My full name, present street address, city and

telephone number are as follows:



   



   (b)(2) The full name, present street address, city and

telephone number of the person causing me abuse (the defendant) are as follows:



   



   (c)(3) On or about ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]], without cause or

provocation, I suffered abuse when the defendant:



   [ ] Threatened or harmed with a weapon:

]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]] (type of weapon used)



   [ ] Attempted to cause me physical harm;



   [ ] Caused me physical harm;



   [ ] Placed me in fear of imminent physical harm;



   [ ] Caused me to engage involuntarily in sexual

relations by force, threat of force or duress;



   [ ] Attempted to cause me to engage involuntarily

in sexual relations by force, threat of force or duress;



   Specifically, the

defendant:]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]



   



   (d) I ask that:



   [ ] The court order that the defendant be

restrained and enjoined from contacting, assaulting, molesting or otherwise

interfering with the plaintiff at home, on the street or elsewhere.



   [ ] I request that the above relief be ordered

without notice because it clearly appears from specific facts shown by

affidavit or by the verified complaint that I will suffer immediate and

irreparable injury, loss or damage before notice can be served and a hearing

had thereon. I understand that the court will schedule a hearing no later than

twenty-one (21) days after such order is entered on the question of continuing

such temporary order.



   (e) I have not sought protection from abuse from any other

judge of the district court arising out of the same facts or circumstances

alleged in this complaint.



   



   (Signature) (Date)



   Subscribed and sworn to before me in ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]] in

the County of ]]]]]]]]]]]] in the State of Rhode Island and Providence

Plantations, this ]]]]]]]]]]]] day of ]]]]]]]]]]]]]] A.D. ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]



   Notary Public



   Note: If this complaint is filed by an attorney, the

attorney's certificate should appear below:



   ATTORNEY CERTIFICATE



   Signed:



   Attorney for Plaintiff



   Address:



   



   Date: ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]



   WHITE COPY [ ] Court



   YELLOW COPY [ ] Plaintiff



   PINK COPY [ ] Defendant



   GOLDENROD COPY [ ] Police Department



   (b) A form in substantially the following language shall

suffice for the purpose of requesting temporary orders under this chapter:



   STATE OF RHODE ISLAND DISTRICT COURT



   COUNTY OF ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]] DIVISION



   :



   Plaintiff:



   VS: NO:



History of Section.

(P.L. 2009, ch. 239, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 240, § 1.)