Comment on Proposed Amendments to Rules Governing Domestic Violence Unit Proceedings

August 4, 2017

The District of Columbia Superior Court Rules Committee recently completed review of proposed amendments to the Rules Governing Proceedings in the Domestic Violence Unit. The Rules Committee will recommend to the Superior Court Board of Judges that the amendments be approved unless, after consideration of comments from the Bar and the general public, the proposed amendments are withdrawn or modified.

Written comments must be submitted by September 8, 2017. Comments may be emailed as a PDF file to or may be mailed to: 

Laura M.L. Wait
Assistant General Counsel
Superior Court of the District of Columbia
500 Indiana Avenue, N.W., Room 6715
Washington, D.C. 20001

All comments submitted in response to this notice will be available to the general public. New language is underlined and deleted language is stricken through.

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