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It's regarding sentencing for a common assault charge,

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It's regarding sentencing for a common assault charge
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Northern ireland
JA: What action has been taken so far? What's your ideal outcome?
Customer: Pleaded guilty to common assault and criminal damage.
Sentencing next week
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: How much is this service
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

How can I help with this please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am due to be senancee next week for criminal damage and common assault.In regards ***** ***** damage I hit 2 doors in our house which I have now paid for.In regards ***** ***** assault she has said I prodded her in the chest with my finger, kicked her leg and pulled her hair and spat on her direction. She was holding our 9 month old son during this.I have pleaded guilty to this and it is my first offence. I have also probably paid for counselling therapy in relation to this.What kind is punishment should I expect?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Is this a domestic by any chance?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it was in Northern Ireland?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it was a domestic incident in northern ireland
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it happened in northern ireland
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Has she done this before?