For the purposes of this article “domestic or family abuse” means an incident resulting in the abuse, stalking, assault, harassment, or the attempt or threats thereof. Abuse means any offense under Article 4 (commencing with Section 13A-6-60 ) of Chapter 6 of Title 13A, and under Chapter 15 (commencing with Section 26-15-1 ) of Title 26. Stalking means the offenses prescribed in Sections 13A-6-90 to 13A-6-92 , inclusive. Assault means the offense prescribed in Sections 13A-6-20 to 13A-6-25 , inclusive. Harassment means the offenses prescribed in Section 13A-11-8 .
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