Domestic violence is when a family or household member:
- physically harms you,
- causes you bodily injury,
- physically forces you into sexual activity,
- assaults you, or
- puts you in fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, sexual activity compelled by physical force, or assault.
No Contact Order
A condition of “no-contact” as part of a defendants bond may, and most likely will, be ordered by the Judge on a violent crime arrest. * The “no-contact order” is in effect for the ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE CRIMINAL CASE or until the victim requests that it be removed and then it is only removed on the approval of the District Attorney and the Judge handling the case. *“No-contact” means that a defendant is not to call, write, have a third party contact, or themselves physically contact the victim or any other party the Judge orders the defendant have “no-contact” with. *A condition of “no-contact” may be part of the disposition or sentence in a case. *“No-contact may include the children of the defendant and victim.