Q: How to get simple assault dismissed between spouses?
It was all a misunderstanding and neither had any injuries of any kind. We had an argument, which was pretty bad, but any physical contact was accidental. I startled her walking up behind her and when she turned around she thru her arms up in disgust(from her dog) and caught me in the eye. I assumed it was intentional so I grabbed her shoulders in defense. I got mad and said I was leaving with the kids, which is why she frantically called the police. We told the same thing to the police when they arrived and they had us sign a paper saying we were not going to press any charges. Any help would be nice. Where to start? Who to contact? Worst case scenario? Thanks in advance.
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