MGL Ch.209A Sec.10: Persons referred to certified batterer's program

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Massachusetts General Laws: Chapter 209A - Abuse Prevention

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Section 10. Assessments against persons referred to certified batterer's treatment program as condition of probation

Section 10. The court shall impose an assessment of three hundred and fifty dollars against any person who has been referred to a certified batterer's treatment program as a condition of probation. Said assessment shall be in addition to the cost of the treatment program. In the discretion of the court, said assessment may be reduced or waived when the court finds that the person is indigent or that payment of the assessment would cause the person, or the dependents of such person, severe financial hardship. Assessments made pursuant to this section shall be in addition to any other fines, assessments, or restitution imposed in any disposition. All funds collected by the court pursuant to this section shall be transmitted monthly to the state treasurer, who shall deposit said funds in the General Fund.