A petitioner may file a petition for protection under this subchapter if:
(1) The petitioner resides, lives, works, or attends school in the District of Columbia:
(2) The petitioner is under the legal custody of a District government agency; or
(3) The underlying offense occurred in the District of Columbia.
1981 Ed., § 16-1006.
1973 Ed., § 16-1006.
Effect of Amendments
D.C. Law 17-368 rewrote the section, which had read as follows: “The Family Division may dismiss a petition if the matter is not appropriate for disposition in the Family Division.”