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The crime of creating apprehension of imminent harmful or offensive physical contact with another human. "Battery" is the crime of completing such contact.

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Pressing charges for domestic assualt

My husband (now ex husband) was arrested for domestic assault after pushing me so hard my head hit and broke a table. I didn't press charges at the time because I was afraid of him and under duress ...
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Definition of Accident

The offense of "leaving the scene of an accident" or "failure to remain at the scene of an accident" is found in many jurisdictions. Can this charge be laid if the police believe that the driver ...