Am I liable for the charge of domestic assault if I was in argument with a sibling for a belonging of mine? 1 Answers as of November 06, 2017

As I was approaching them to get my item they threw it to the ground. When I went to pick it up, they started Punching me in my eye 2-3 times. I threw sibling to ground and away from me. They got cut under their eye from inadvertently hitting coffee table. Assault was charged on me. There was no intention of injury. There was not contact or threats prior or after me throwing them away to the ground.

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DEAN T. JENNINGS, P.C. | Dean T Jennings
Yes, if you live together. Hire an attorney and plea self defense.
Answer Applies to: Iowa
Replied: 11/6/2017
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