Facing a domestic violence charge in the state of Connecticut can be overwhelming. There are so many aspects of this process to consider, including restraining orders, Fernando hearings, and potential consequences.
One aspect of the domestic violence process that you might be worried about is going to court. What will your domestic violence procedure be like, based on the Connecticut courthouse that your case is assigned to? You can find out in this section of our website.
Keep in mind that the basic procedure for Connecticut domestic violence cases is the same throughout the state. However, each courthouse has its own way of doing things, so the procedure might differ slightly from courthouse to courthouse.
Domestic Violence Procedures in Connecticut Courthouses
If your domestic violence case will be heard in the Hartford Courthouse, keep in mind that this courthouse asks that domestic violence offenders participate in a G.P.S. monitoring program. This penalty is not a requirement in every courthouse, but Hartford does participate in this program. You can learn more about a Hartford Courthouse domestic violence case on our Hartford page.
If your domestic violence case is heard at the Enfield Courthouse, consider that you have to report to a Family Relations Counselor for your first court date. Learn more about the requirements for domestic violence at the Enfield Courthouse on this page of our website.
Also consider domestic violence procedures for the Manchester Courthouse. On our Manchester Courthouse page, you can learn about arraignments, working with Family Relations Counselors, monitoring requirements, and more.
Do you have a domestic violence case to resolve at the New Britain Courthouse? If this is the case, check out our page on this courthouse and domestic violence procedure. You can learn more about what happens at your first court date, working with Family Relations, working with Adult Probation, and more.
If you are wondering about the domestic violence procedure in the Rockville Courthouse, we have information in this section. You can learn more about how this courthouse is set up and how you can best navigate it if you have a court date here.
Finally, if you have a court date for domestic violence in the Torrington Courthouse, you can learn more before visiting. Understanding how to navigate this courthouse and their procedures can help you prepare for your court date.
Domestic Violence Programs
In addition to information about Connecticut’s courthouses, this section contains a page about the Explore Program and the Evolve Program in Connecticut. Enrollment in one of these programs could help you avoid a jail sentence. It is always best to discuss your situation with a lawyer before enrolling in one of these programs, or other programs offered by the court. A lawyer can help you make the best decision given your situation.
For more information on domestic violence procedures in Connecticut, check out the pages in this section. We also have additional information on domestic violence in the related sections of this website. If you have specific questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our office.