Assault Fourth Degree Domestic Violence (DV)

Client charged with assaulting her boyfriend in a parking lot. Witnesses observed the assault and called the police. Law enforcement officers are required to arrest a person if they are responding to a (DV) call and they determine the primary aggressor within four hours of the incident. We explained to the prosecutor that the alleged victim had mental health issues and instigated the confrontation. Case dismissed. See attached docket for more information.