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Hello what exactly happened when you committed the offence?
Ok. Are you asking if you should plead not guilty?
Why did you pull her hair?
Have you admitted this to the police?
Are you charged with common assault?
Ok. How did pulling her hair cause her to let you into the house?
Is the allegation that you did more than pull her hair?
Ok. But why were you pulling her hair? At the moment you are not describing self defence although that might be we are just not getting to the cause of your actions.
You are not going to get custody for this.
However, you are not, at the moment, describing self defence. You are just describing retaliation. That is common assault.
Had you not admitted it I would have told you to contest it and put them to proof as she may not give evidence but you have admitted it.
But custody will not happen.
Can clarify anything for you?
You are not going to get custody.
Apart from anything else you are female and women are never sent to prison in the UK unless they actually kill somebody.
Make a no comment interview if you cannot truthfully deny the offence next time.
It is not their word against yours. You admit the offence.
Not on this evidence. You have admitted the offence.
A community order probably.
the fact that she was misbehaving too is always good mitigation.
Not really. Different issue really.
Yes, but that doesn't really mitigate a common assault.
All common assaults are provoked in some way otherwise they don't happen despite the nonsense victims will say about them being unprovoked.
Yes, like most victims. Whatever you read in the papers victims are generally just next week's defendant. Nobody ever comes round to my house and attacks me for no reason and the reason they don't is that I don't issue people with provocation all over the place.
None of my former partners ever start harassing me either. Funny that.