Full Faith and Credit ( What is it?)

What is Full Faith and Credit? (Simply Stated)

A valid order of protection is enforceable where it is issued and in all other jurisdictions. This includes all 50 states, Indian tribal lands, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rica,American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam.

Under the federal Violence Against Women Act (VOWA), jurisdictions must give full faith and credit to valid orders of protection issued by other jurisdictions.

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