However, subject to legislative appropriation, the clerk of the court may, each quarter, submit to the Office of the State Courts Administrator a certified request for reimbursement for petitions for protection issued by the court under this section at the rate of per petition.
The request for reimbursement shall be submitted in the form and manner prescribed by the Office of the State Courts Administrator.
A domestic violence felony is a crime where one family or household member commits a serious act of violence against another resident of the household.
Domestic violence laws are applicable to broad range of relationships, not just between spouses.
Crimes categorized as felonies may include a number of offences. While assault, battery and arson make the offender guilty of felony, illegal possessions of drugs also fall under the same category.
Other violent types of crime like kidnapping, murder and rape result in the offender being tried for felony.
When it comes to the justice system in the United States, felony crimes are considered the more serious of criminal offenses.
The clerk of the court shall provide a copy of this section, simplified forms, and clerical assistance for the preparation and filing of such a petition by any person who is not represented by counsel.
Notwithstanding any other law, the clerk of the court may not assess a fee for filing a petition for protection against repeat violence, sexual violence, or dating violence.
Employers can ask job applicants whether they have been convicted of a crime, although federal anti-discrimination laws place some restrictions on the use of criminal histories.
However, the State Law does prohibit employers, including the state and its political subdivisions, from taking certain actions against people who have their conviction records erased by an absolute pardon.