Domestic Violence is a violent confrontation between family or household members involving physical harm, sexual assault, or fear of physical harm. Family or household members include spous-es / former spouses, those in (or formerly in) a dating rela-tionship, adults related by blood or marriage, and those who have a biological or legal parent-child relationship.
This pamphlet is meant to provide you with information to help you determine if your rights have been violated by the police. You should not use this pamphlet as a legal docu-ment. If you feel your rights have been violated, you should seek legal counsel immediately.