Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-31.5-2-78

Sec. 78 . “Crime of domestic violence”, for purposes of IC 5-2-6.1, IC 35-38-9, and IC 35-47-4-7 , means an offense or the attempt to commit an offense that:

(1) has as an element the:

(A) use of physical force;  or

(B) threatened use of a deadly weapon;  and

(2) is committed against a:

(A) current or former spouse, parent, or guardian of the defendant;

(B) person with whom the defendant shared a child in common;

(C) person who was cohabiting with or had cohabited with the defendant as a spouse, parent, or guardian;  or

(D) person who was or had been similarly situated to a spouse, parent, or guardian of the defendant.


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