What is domestic violence?
Washington State law defines domestic violence offenses as virtually any criminal act committed by one "family or household member" against another. The City of Marysville Municipal Court hears misdemeanor domestic violence offenses including assault, property destruction, harassment and telephone harassment, intimidation with a weapon, reckless endangerment and violation of no contact or domestic violence protection orders. Felony domestic violence offenses, such as a No Contact Order violation involving an assault, a third violation of a No Contact Order, assault with a deadly weapon, or even murder, are heard in Superior Court.

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1. Who can I call for help with domestic violence issues?
2. What are the signs of domestic violence?
3. How can a domestic violence advocate help?
4. What is domestic violence?
5. Who are the victims of domestic violence?
6. How prevalent is domestic violence?
7. What are the punishments for a domestic violence offense?