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Battery & Domestic Battery Legal Terms

Battery: The nonconsensual touching of, or use of force against, the body of another with the intent to cause harmful or offensive contact.

Domestic battering in the first degree:  A person commits domestic battering in the first degree if:

(1) With the purpose of causing serious physical injury to a family or household member, the person causes serious physical injury to a family or household member by means of a deadly weapon;

(2) With the purpose of seriously and permanently disfiguring a family or household member or of destroying, amputating, or permanently disabling a member or organ of a family or household member’s body,

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