As used in Sections 3043, 3043.1, 3043.2, and 3043.25, the term “immediate family” shall include the victim’s spouse, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, and children or grandchildren who are related by blood, marriage, or adoption. As used in Sections 3043 and 3043.2, the term “household member of the victim” means a person who lives, or was living at the time of the crime, in the victim’s household, and who has, or for a deceased victim had at the time of the crime, an intimate or close relationship with the victim.
(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 289, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2005.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018