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you will need to also file a police report on this and have her charged with the assault on you. if she files, you will be charged and a summons or subpoena for your appearance will be issued. so it is best to also file one. that way, when the prosecutor is evaluating these matters they can readily see that it was a self-defense situation. this is the type of thing where the prosecutor should be willing to dismiss the charges but with the stipulation that you both attend and successfully complete an anger management course. upon that, the matter will should not be reflective on a record.
to file, contact the police in the county where this happened. also, you can give names of witnesses so the police can further investigate the matter.
you need o file in Westford as that is where this crime occurred.