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RULE 3-731. PEACE ORDERS

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 3. Civil Procedure--District Court
Chapter 700. Special Proceedings
MD Rules, Rule 3-731
RULE 3-731. PEACE ORDERS
Proceedings for a peace order are governed by Code, Courts Article, Title 3, Subtitle 15. A petition for relief under that statute shall be in substantially the following form:
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PETITION FOR PEACE ORDER
(Note: Fill in the following, checking the appropriate boxes. IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL PAPER, ASK THE CLERK.)
1.
I want protection from
 
.
Respondent
The Respondent committed the following acts against
 
 
,
Victim
within the past 30 days on the dates stated below.
(Check all that apply)
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kicking
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punching
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choking
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slapping
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shooting
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rape or other sexual offense (or attempt)
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hitting with object
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stabbing
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shoving
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threats of violence
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harassment
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stalking
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detaining against will
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trespass
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malicious destruction of property
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other
 
The details of what happened are: (Describe injuries. State the date(s) and place(s) where these acts occurred. Be as specific as you can):
 
 
 
2.
I know of the following court cases involving the Respondent and me:
Court
Kind of Case
Year Filed
Results or Status
(if you know)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.
Describe all other harm the Respondent has caused you and give date(s), if known.
 
 
 
 
4.
I want the Respondent to be ordered:
[X]
NOT to commit or threaten to commit any of the acts listed in paragraph 1 against
 
 
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NOT to contact, attempt to contact, or harass
 
 
Name
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NOT to go to the residence(s) at
 
Address
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NOT to go to the school(s) at
 
 
Name of school and address
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NOT to go to the work place(s) at
 
 
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To go to counseling
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To go to mediation
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To pay the filing fees and court costs
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Other specific relief:
 
I solemnly affirm under the penalties of perjury that the contents of this Petition are true to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief.
 
 
Date
Petitioner
NOTICE TO PETITIONER
Any individual who knowingly provides false information in a Petition for Peace Order is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or both.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted Dec. 16, 1999, eff. Jan. 1, 2000. Amended Nov. 12, 2003, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.]
MD Rules, Rule 3-731, MD R RCP DIST CT Rule 3-731
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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