CHAPTER 332

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 606

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DESERTION AND SUPPORT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend §513, Chapter 5, Title 13 of the Delaware Code by adding four additional subparagraphs, reading as follows:

"(7) Order the defendant to move from the family home, even though titled in defendant's name alone or jointly with someone else, and not to live there for a reasonable period of time so that his or her spouse and/or child or children of the marriage might live there and enjoy the family home as an element of support;

(8) Enjoin the defendant from molesting or disturbing the peace of his or her spouse and/or a child or children of the marriage for whom defendant is obliged to provide support;

(9) Restrain defendant from transferring, encumbering, concealing, or in any way disposing of any property except in the usual course of business or for the necessities of life, and, if so restrained, requiring him or her to notify any person to whom he or she has an obligation of support, or such person's guardian, custodian, or trustee, of any proposed extraordinary expenditure and to account to the Court for all extraordinary expenditures made after the Order is issued;

(0) Order the defendant to permit his or her spouse and/or a child or children of the marriage to have the use of designated personal property and/or fixtures, even though titled in defendant's name alone or jointly with someone else, upon such terms and conditions as the Court may impose, as an element of support."

Approved March 29, 1976