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You hit your ex partner and have been charged with assault what kind of penalty are you looking at he has been causing problems for me since we split up 3yrs ago I also bit his cheek?

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11/20/2014

Biting and hitting could be considered aggravated assault in some jurisdictions. That is a felony and punishable by jail terms of more than 5 year. It all depends on the district attorney and the determination of charges.