Can an ex-spouse be charged with domestic violence?

Yes, an ex-spouse can be charges with domestic violence. Any person with whom you have an intimate relationship with can be charged with domestic violence if they inflict any type of abuse on you.

In addition to an ex-spouse, examples of people that can be charged with domestic violence include:

  • Spouses or registered domestic partners
  • Current or former dating partners
  • The other parent of your child
  • Close relatives (by blood or marriage)

If you are a victim of domestic violence, do not hesitate. Reach out to the experienced attorneys at Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP for help filing a restraining order.