LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Carina Castaneda

Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA)

Family Code (FC) Section 6200 to 6320 codifies DVPA. The legislative intent of DVPA has a protective purpose that is broad both in its stated intent and its breadth of persons protected.” Caldwell v. Coppola (1990) 219 Cal. App.3d 859, 863.

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