The question seems simple: "What is domestic abuse?"
The answer, however, varies from state to state.
It's generally understood that acts of battery or assault committed against another member of your family or household are considered domestic abuse.
This article will focus on answering the following questions relating to domestic battery or abuse charges in the state of Wisconsin:
- What is domestic abuse?
- Will I be arrested if someone claims I committed domestic abuse?
- If I was not immediately arrested for domestic abuse am I safe from arrest?
- What are the penalties for domestic abuse?
- How can I defend against charges of domestic abuse?