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6320.  (a) The court may issue an ex parte order enjoining a party
from molesting, attacking, striking, stalking, threatening, sexually
assaulting, battering, harassing, telephoning, including, but not
limited to, making annoying telephone calls as described in Section
653m of the Penal Code, destroying personal property, contacting,
either directly or indirectly, by mail or otherwise, coming within a
specified distance of, or disturbing the peace of the other party,
and, in the discretion of the court, on a showing of good cause, of
other named family or household members.
   (b) On a showing of good cause, the court may include in a
protective order a grant to the petitioner of the exclusive care,
possession, or control of any animal owned, possessed, leased, kept,
or held by either the petitioner or the respondent or a minor child
residing in the residence or household of either the petitioner or
the respondent. The court may order the respondent to stay away from
the animal and forbid the respondent from taking, transferring,
encumbering, concealing, molesting, attacking, striking, threatening,
harming, or otherwise disposing of the animal.
   (c) This section shall remain in effect only until July 1, 2014,
and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that
is enacted before July 1, 2014, deletes or extends that date.




6320.  (a) The court may issue an ex parte order enjoining a party
from molesting, attacking, striking, stalking, threatening, sexually
assaulting, battering, credibly impersonating as described in Section
528.5 of the Penal Code, falsely personating as described in Section
529 of the Penal Code, harassing, telephoning, including, but not
limited to, making annoying telephone calls as described in Section
653m of the Penal Code, destroying personal property, contacting,
either directly or indirectly, by mail or otherwise, coming within a
specified distance of, or disturbing the peace of the other party,
and, in the discretion of the court, on a showing of good cause, of
other named family or household members.
   (b) On a showing of good cause, the court may include in a
protective order a grant to the petitioner of the exclusive care,
possession, or control of any animal owned, possessed, leased, kept,
or held by either the petitioner or the respondent or a minor child
residing in the residence or household of either the petitioner or
the respondent. The court may order the respondent to stay away from
the animal and forbid the respondent from taking, transferring,
encumbering, concealing, molesting, attacking, striking, threatening,
harming, or otherwise disposing of the animal.
   (c) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2014.


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