Thank you. Just one more question. I did find descriptions of assault, but they confused me because they talk about injury. Mine was temporary. I was under the impression that you could file even if someone 'gets' in your face. Someone filed against me 20 years ago saying I threatened them with a knife and I was 100 feet away putting knives out on a table for an auction! They served me with 2nd degree felony charges and I had to get an attorney that cost me $500. I never even came near her! And I'm not a professional knife thrower! Ok, enough on that. I'm still bitter that she got by with that even if it didn't go to trial (canceled the day before so all the lawyer expense was mostly already done). She was on my property to boot!
so anyway, I want to file charges so that this at least is on their record. Here's what happened, and you tell me which level it would be. Nasty divorce-wife got home back- went down there to claim it but son-in-law and his mother were there. Violent situation, I called 911. Meanwhile daughter finds drugs in the home (she had been out of the home for 6 months), but hubby grabs it and runs out to destroy it before police get there, I stepped in front of him and he hit me, and I grabbed him. then his mother (300 lbs), tackled me to the floor and I had to hit her to get her off of me. so, that's where it is. I want to file against both of them.
Thank you. I didn't brandish a weapon. I simply had knives in my hands laying them out on a table while she was ranting at me from my own porch (I was out in the pasture). Go figure.
On the flip side, the weapon was my mother-in-law. I don't normally say anything about weight as I am about 30 lbs. over, but she came at me full force. I didn't have a chance. Not sure that is a weapon, lol, though!
The deputies had the nerve to say I didn't have the right to be there even though it was now totally my daughter's house for she and their children to lvie in and I was her guest.
Just so you know what backwoods good ol boys deputies these were - they came at another time that I called after my SIL pulled my daughter by her hair out of their car in front of their children after she found a used condom (they were separated) and a coke pipe on the coffee table in reach of the chidlren. They told me that he hadn't done anything they wouldn't have done. WHAT?! What kind of police are we hiring and paying with our tax dollars!
If I file charges, even if it doesn't go anywhere, that will be on his record, right? BTW - there were numerous other domestic violence charges, but as usual, no followup. She went back to him. I did the same thing with her father. Us women are dufoses when it comes to love! We have to get our teeth kicked in before we learn.
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