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The DC Code: § 51-132 Supporting evidence required to support payment of benefits due to domestic violence.

Index51 Social Security. (Refs & Annos)

A claimant may be eligible to receive benefits for separation from employment due to domestic violence provided that one of the following is submitted to support the claim of domestic violence:

1
A police report or record;
2
A governmental agency or court record, such as a court order, a Petition for a Civil Protection Order, or a record or report from Child Services; or
3
A written statement, which affirms that the claimant has sought assistance for domestic violence from the signatory, from a:
i
Shelter official;
ii
Social worker;
iii
Counselor;
iv
Therapist;
v
Attorney;
vi
Medical doctor; or
vii
Cleric.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 15-171, see notes following § 51-131. DC CODE § 51-132 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 28, 1935, ch. 794, § 32, as added June 19, 2004, D.C. Law 15-171, § 2(b), 51 DCR 4701.)