Domestic violence; aggravated domestic violence; family violence; habitual domestic violence or family violence offender.
[Amended 5-18-2017 by Res. No. 05-18-17-08]
A person commits the offense of domestic violence if he or she commits an assault and/or a battery (as defined in Chapter 7.4 8) upon a current/former spouse, an intimate partner, an individual with whom he/she has a child in common, or an individual with whom he/ she has, or has had, a dating relationship.
Domestic violence is a Class A misdemeanor.
A person commits the offense of aggravated domestic violence if he or she commits domestic violence, as defined above, and any of the following occurs during the act:
A dangerous weapon is used during the commission of the domestic violence;
Strangulation of the victim occurs;
The domestic violence caused an injury which required medical treatment; or
The victim suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Strangulation Law