What is Domestic Violence (Domestic Assault)?
Domestic Violence (Domestic Assault) – Domestic Violence is the crime of assaulting and/or battering (see definitions above) one’s:
- Former spouse,
- Someone with whom one has a dating relationship (i.e. boyfriend/girlfriend),
- Someone with whom one has a had a child with,
- Someone who resides/lives in one’s home
Maximum Penalties: one year in jail and/or $1,000 in fines