Can I be Arrested for Domestic Violence? What is the Punishment?

Yes. A person is found guilty of, has adjudication withheld on, or pleads nolo contendere (no contest) to a crime of domestic violence that person will be ordered by the court to serve a minimum term of 1-year probation and the court must order that the defendant to attend a batterers' intervention program as a condition of probation. Further, If a person found guilty of the crime of domestic violence and the person intentionally cased bodily harm to another person, the court must order the defendant to serve a minimum of 5 days in the county jail as part of any sentence imposed.

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