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Extension of a PFA: Case Notes

Question: When an existing Protection From Abuse Order is violated, must the PFA be extended? Answer: The PFA must be extended if the PFA is violated AND the Plaintiff asks for an extension at the ...
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Case Notes: Who falls under a PFA?

Protection from Abuse (PFA) cases only apply between "family or household members" or "sexual or intimate partners". 23 Pa.CSA 6102 (a). Violence between strangers or acquaintances ...
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Local Case Notes: March 2011 Pittsburgh PFA decision

A judge of the Allegheny Court of Common Pleas has issued an interesting and potentially problematic decision concerning a recent Protection from Abuse case. On May 13, 2010, the Defendant (Mr. ...
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