Domestic Violence: “Safe at Home” Program – Important Facts Every Judge Should Know (14-23)

SAFE AT HOME PROGRAM: Minnesota is one of 39 states to enact “address confidential” legislation forSafe at Home victims of domestic violence. In 2007, M.S. Chapter 5B established the “Safe at Home” Program which is operated through the Office of the Secretary of State.

The “Safe at Home” Program allows victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking who fear for their safety to enroll in an address confidentiality program.  The core tenet of the program is the non-disclosure of a crime victim’s residence. However, Safe at Home is not just for victims of domestic violence and stalking. The program can include anyone who fears for their safety (law enforcement, etc.).

This Training Update will answer 3 questions:

1) What is the Minnesota “Safe at Home” program?

2) How does it benefit victims of domestic violence, and

3) Under what circumstances can the District Court order disclosure of a victim’s confidential physical address? 





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