Protective orders; minor may petition on his own behalf without consent of parent or guardian. (HB674)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Protective orders; minors; jurisdiction Provides that a minor may petition for a protective order on his own behalf without the consent of a parent or guardian. The bill also provides that protective orders sought against individuals who are not family or household members of the person seeking the order may be brought in juvenile and domestic relations district court where the person seeking the order or the respondent is a juvenile. Amends § 16.1-241, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/11/2012 Committee
  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100813D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/16/2012 Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
  • 02/08/2012 Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
  • 02/14/2012 Left in Courts of Justice