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What charges can be brought by a young woman who was beaten

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What charges can be brought by a young woman who was beaten (covered with bruises)
by a former boyfriend (she has not been seeing him for almost a year).

She can charge him with assault and battery is the domestic violence requirements can't be met since they are not married or in a domestic relationship.



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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Could it be considered aggravated A & B?

Aggravated assault usually involves a serious threat to life - like with a deadly weapon.

If a deadly weapon was used, the yes, you could file aggravated assault charges.