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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 019 : BREACH OF THE PEACE; DISTURBANCES

Subchapter 006 : DOMESTIC ASSAULTS

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 1043)
  • § 1043. First degree aggravated domestic assault

    (a) A person commits the crime of first degree aggravated domestic assault if the person:

    (1) attempts to cause or willfully or recklessly causes serious bodily injury to a family or household member; or

    (2) uses, attempts to use, or is armed with a deadly weapon and threatens to use the deadly weapon on a family or household member; or

    (3) commits the crime of domestic assault and has been previously convicted of aggravated domestic assault.

    (b) A person who commits the crime of first degree aggravated domestic assault shall be imprisoned not more than 15 years or fined not more than $25,000.00, or both.

    (c) Conduct constituting the offense of first degree aggravated domestic assault under this section shall be considered a violent act for the purpose of determining bail. (Added 1993, No. 95, § 2.)