The purpose of this division is to prevent acts of domestic violence, abuse, and sexual abuse and to provide for a separation of the persons involved in the domestic violence for a period sufficient to enable these persons to seek a resolution of the causes of the violence.
(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 635, Sec. 3. (AB 2089) Effective January 1, 2015.)
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