25-10-43 Defendant prohibited from contacting victim prior to court appearance--Violation as misdem...
Defendant prohibited from contacting victim prior to court appearance--Violation
While in custody after arrest for a crime involving domestic abuse, no defendant
may have or be permitted any contact or communications, either directly or by means of a third party,
with the victim or the family or household members of the victim, until the defendant's initial court
appearance or until such contact or communication is specifically authorized by the court. Willful
violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Source: SL 2010, ch 114, § 3.