Child Witnesses to Domestic Violence - Montana

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Circumstances That Constitute Witnessing

Citation: Ann. Code § 45-5-206(3)(a)(v)

In criminal law: If the offense of assault of a partner or family member was committed within the vision or hearing of a minor, the judge shall consider the minor's presence as a factor at the time of sentencing.

Consequences

Citation: Ann. Code § 45-5-206(3)(a)(v)

If the offense of assault of a partner or family member was committed within the vision or hearing of a minor, the judge shall consider the minor's presence as a factor at the time of sentencing.