Q: I am charged with domestic 3rd degree and I didn't touch her just her and my step mom got in a fight why am I arrested
Goodness. I hear that a lot. The cops show up and the wrong person is arrested. I was a cop years ago and the rules provided that if there are marks, bruising, scratches on one person, the other person would be arrested.
The reason is to end the argument for the night and give folks time to cool down. Usually, there is an order of protection in place to ensure the fight does not continue.
I'll also say though that if you were not the offending party, the Court should not find you guilty. Police sometimes get it wrong. After all, they did not see what actually happened. My recommendation is that you get an attorney to help you right away. There are many things going on behind the scene and you need guidance with that along with advice on how to proceed and not violate any Court order.
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