There was a time when domestic violence was effectively ignored both society and the law. Both considered it a private affair, meaning people rarely intervened and the law infrequently pursued charges against abusers. Today, however, domestic violence is taken very seriously and abusers are punished harshly by the courts. In fact, sometimes it seems as though the pendulum has swung too far in the other direction, causing law enforcement officers to make an arrest when it really was just a heated argument, not abuse. If you were arrested and charged with domestic assault you may be wondering if your spouse
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