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can assault by contact (class c misdemeanor) be considered

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can assault by contact (class c misdemeanor) be considered domestic violence? and if so, what degree of domestic assault would it be classified under?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Lawmoe replied 7 years ago.

Yes. If the victim is a spouse or a household member under Texas Statutes Chapter 22, it would be considered a domestic assault and carry with it preclusions against possessing firearms upon conviction.

 

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.

what degree of domestic assault would it be?

Expert:  Lawmoe replied 7 years ago.

Assuming there was no injury, an assault is a Class C misdemeanor and is puishable by a fine not to exceed $500.

 

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