SCRA and Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

This 2013 law review article explores the intersection of the SCRA and state laws intended to protect victims of domestic violence.  The author argues that ex parte orders can be extended and that temporary orders for support, custody, and possession of property can be entered to protect the petitioner and the children although a stay under the SCRA is granted.

THE SERVICEMEMBERS CIVIL RELIEF ACT: PROTECTING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN PROTECTION ORDER CASES INVOLVING THE MILITARY
by Christine Zellar Church
Thomas Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law
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August 2013