Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 633.6 - Recording of prohibited communication to victim of domestic violence(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, and in accordance with federal law, upon the request of a victim of domestic violence who is seeking a domestic violence restraining order, a judge issuing the order may include a provision in the order that permits the victim to record any prohibited communication made to him or her by the perpetrator.(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, and in accordance with federal law, a victim of domestic violence who is seeking a domestic violence restraining order from a court, and who reasonably believes that a confidential communication made to him or her by the perpetrator may contain evidence germane to that restraining order, may record that communication for the exclusive purpose and use of providing that evidence to the court.(c) The Judicial Council shall amend its domestic violence prevention application and order forms to incorporate the provisions of this section.Amended by Stats 2017 ch 191 (AB 413),s 2, eff. 1/1/2018.EFFECTIVE 1/1/2000. Amended September 13, 1999 (Bill Number: AB 207) (Chapter 367).