b. Ex-spouses; persons cohabiting as a couple, with or without common children; separated persons with a common child; or people in a current or past relationship with the partner relationship. For the purposes of this paragraph, neither a mere acquaintance nor ordinary fraternization between 2 persons in professional or social contexts shall be considered an essential romantic relationship. Factors to consider for a substantial romantic relationship may be the duration of the relationship or the nature of the relationship or the frequency of interaction between the parties. Legal rights: Couples who have chosen to separate have the option to divide their assets, property, and debts before formalizing the end of the relationship in court. To do this, they would use a separation agreement. (6) `interpersonal violence` means an offence punishable as a criminal offence committed or threatened with being committed by an offender against a person (A) with whom the offender shares or had a common home; or (B) who is or has been married, is in a family relationship with the offender, is divorced or separated from the offender, or is in a romantic, extroverted or sexual relationship with another person to whom is or has been married, in a domestic partnership with the offender, divorced or separated. (7) `intimate partner violence` means an offence punishable as a criminal offence committed or threatened by an offender against a person: (A) to whom the offender is or has been married; (b) with whom the offender lives or has been in a civil partnership; or (C) with whom the abuser is or has had a romantic, extroverted or sexual relationship. (8) “offence within a family” means interpersonal violence, spousal violence or intra-family violence. (9) `intimate domestic violence` means an offence punishable as a criminal offence committed or threatened with it by an offender against a person with whom the offender is related by blood, adoption, custody, marriage or partnership, or with whom the offender has a child together; “Romantic relationship” means a romantic, court, or engagement relationship that is often, but not necessarily, characterized by acts of an intimate or sexual nature, but does not involve casual acquaintance or ordinary fraternization between people in a professional or social context.
5. “Romantic relationship” means a court or engagement relationship. For the purposes of this Act, an ordinary casual acquaintance or fraternization between persons in a commercial or social context does not constitute a romantic relationship; (5) brothers and sisters, of whole blood or half-blood, including a relationship by adoption or marriage; has the right to apply for a protection order or temporary protection order in accordance with this chapter. One. A meaningful relationship of a romantic or intimate nature, characterized by the expectation of romantic or sexual involvement over a period of time and permanently during the relationship. (1) `domestic violence` means an act or threat of violence against a person with whom the actor has or has been involved in an intimate relationship. “Family violence” also includes any other crime against a person or property, including an animal, or any violation of a municipal ordinance against a person or property, including an animal, when used as a method of coercion, control, punishment, intimidation or revenge against a person with whom the actor is or has been involved in an intimate relationship. (e) are or have been in a material relationship or undertaking that will be adjudicated by the district, probate or district courts of Boston based on the following factors: Separation occurs when two previously married people have decided to end their relationship.
(f) any other evidence of a material connection that would lead a reasonable person to believe that a romantic relationship exists; A divorce or dissolution occurs when people who have already been married or in a civil partnership have completed the process of legal separation by ending their relationship in court. 2. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, 4 or 5, every person who attacks, assaults and abuses his or her spouse or former spouse, a person with whom he or she has had a relationship, a person with whom he or she had a child or a resident or former occupant of his or her household is guilty of an offence: liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 93 days or a fine of not more than $500.00, or both. 6. The relationship between the victim and the accused currently exists or was a romantic or sexual relationship. The following factors may be considered in determining whether the relationship between the victim and the defendant is or has been a current or past romantic or sexual relationship: (c) “Romantic relationship” means a social relationship of a romantic nature. A romantic relationship is presumed if a plaintiff according to K.S.A. 53 to 601 and its amendments. In addition to any other factors it considers relevant, the court considers the following factors in determining whether a relationship exists or has existed: The purpose of these guidelines is to address controlling or forced behaviour in an intimate or family relationship that causes a person to fear that violence will be used against them at least twice; or severely disrupts or distresses them, which has a significant negative effect on their usual daily activities.