Domestic & Family Violence Definition

What is the definition of Domestic or Family Violence?

Domestic or Family Violence means except for the act of self-defense, the occurrence of at least one of the following acts committed by a family member or household member:

  1. Attempting to cause, threaten to cause, or causing physical harm to another family or household member.
  2. Placing a family or household member in fear of physical harm.
  3. Causing a family or household member to involuntary engage in sexual activity by force, threat of force or duress.