A Felony Malicious Wounding case that was charged as a Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2, for biting, scratching, and throwing of objects during a domestic dispute, remained as a Misdemeanor instead of being amended to the appropriate Felony charges after a private agreement with the prosecutor, and then the charge was DROPPED entirely.

Arlington County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA.

Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a Family or Household Member

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