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634.20 Evidence of prior conduct.

Evidence of similar prior conduct by the accused against the victim of domestic abuse, as defined under section 518B.01, subdivision 2, including evidence of a violation against a family or household member of:

(1) an order for protection under section 518B.01;

(2) section 609.713, subdivision 1;

(3) a harassment restraining order under section 609.748; or

(4) section 609.79, subdivision 1;

is admissible unless the probative value is substantially outweighed by the danger of unfair prejudice, confusion of the issue, or misleading the jury, or by considerations of undue delay, waste of time, or needless presentation of cumulative evidence.

HIST: 1985 c 159 s 3; 1998 c 367 art 5 s 10

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