Domestic Violence

What is it?

Constitutes domestic violence any act or omission, directly or indirectly, by any means impairing, limiting illegitimately the free exercise or enjoyment of human rights of a person caused by another with which it has or has had a dating relationship or the which has or has had an intimate relationship based on cohabitation and caused by blood, marriage or union. (Art 2 of Law 17.514, of 02/07/2002)

What does it take to do it?

When deemed victim, witness or injured by a wrongful act, may file the complaint.

Who is responsible?

Ministerio del Interior

Where and when to do it?

Under all circumstances, the complaint may be initiated orally or anywhere and then be ratified. Lista comisarías

Cost There is no cost
How to apply Personaly
More information Presentation's formality: According to each circumstance, a complaint can be started verbally and then filed in paper.