A person may be charged with domestic assault if he or she is accused of assaulting:
A conviction of domestic assault is classified as a Class A misdemeanor in most cases, which carries punishment of up to 11 months and 29 days in jail and a fine of up to $2,500.
A second conviction where bodily injury occurs is punishable by a minimum jail term of 30 consecutive days and a fine up to $3,500.
A third or subsequent conviction where bodily injury occurs is punishable by a minimum jail term of 90 consecutive days and a minimum fine of $1,100.
Significantly, anyone convicted of domestic assault is prohibited by both state and federal law from possessing a firearm or ammunition.