39.901 Domestic violence cases; treatment and rehabilitation of victims and perpetrators; legislative intent.—The Legislature recognizes that certain persons who assault, batter, or otherwise abuse their spouses and the persons subject to such domestic violence are in need of treatment and rehabilitation. It is the intent of the Legislature to assist in the development of domestic violence centers for the victims of domestic violence and to provide a place where the parties involved may be separated until they can be properly assisted.
History.—s. 1, ch. 78-281; s. 1, ch. 84-343; s. 113, ch. 98-403.