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See Also: Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse, and Rights of Minors

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  Connecticut General Statutes

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  • Section 4:  Wrongful Birth or Life


Selected Statutes:

Chapter 815a. Family matters

  • Sec. 46b-15. Relief from abuse by family or household member or person in dating relationship. Application. Court orders. Duration. Copies. Expedited hearing for violation of order. Other remedies.

  • Sec. 46b-15a. Protective order issued by another state. Registration. Notice. Hearing. Confirmation.

  • Sec. 46b-15b. Duties of Superior Court re applicants for restraining orders in domestic violence situations.

  • Sec. 46b-16. Petition to Superior Court for ex parte order temporary care and custody of child when parent arrested for custodial interference. Duration of order.

Chapter 815p. Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

  • Sec. 46b-115jj. Enforcement of foreign child custody order re return of child under Hague Convention.

Chapter 899. Evidence

  • Sec. 52-182. Presumption of family car or motorboat in operation by certain person.

Chapter 925. Statutory Rights of Actions and Defenses

  • Sec. 52-572. Parental liability for torts of minors.

  • Sec. 52-572b. Alienation of affections and breach of promise actions abolished.

  • Sec. 52-572c. Parent-child immunity abrogated in certain negligence actions.

  • Sec. 52-572d. Interspousal immunity abrogated in motor vehicle negligence actions accruing out of state.

  • Sec. 52-572h. Negligence actions. Doctrines applicable. Liability of multiple tortfeasors for damages.

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