Domestic Violence as an Operative Event and Its Proof in the Proceedings under the Protection from Domestic Violence Act Cover Image

Домашното насилие като правопораждащ юридически факт и неговото доказване в производството по Закона за защита от домашното насилие
Domestic Violence as an Operative Event and Its Proof in the Proceedings under the Protection from Domestic Violence Act

Author(s): Ventsislav Petrov
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Criminal Law, Civil Law
Published by: Нов български университет
Keywords: Burden of Proof; Domestic Violence; Evidence; Tort
Summary/Abstract: The article researches the legal facts which raise the right of victims to obtain protection under the Law for protection from domestic violence. The differences between tort and domestic violence are shown. The article concerns the provement of these facts too – the different kinds of evidences, their probative value, the burden of proof, etc. The judgments and the legal literature on these issues were researched. Several proposals for changes in the legislation are presented.