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Domestic Violence Battery

Definition of Domestic Battery Under Washington DC law, Domestic Violence Battery is defined as any actual and intentional touching or striking of another person without consent, or the intentional causing of bodily harm to another person, when the person struck is a “family or household member.” Under Section 741.28, Washington DC Statutes, the term ‘family…

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Simple Battery (Misdemeanor)

Definition of Battery The crime of Simple Battery or Misdemeanor Battery is defined under Section 784.03, Washington DC Statutes. In Washington DC, the term battery means: Any actual and intentional touching or striking of another person against that person’s will (non-consensual), or The intentional causing of bodily harm to another person. Where there are no…

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