Defining Domestic Abuse

Domestic Violence: An offense under the United States Code, the Uniform Code of Military Justice, or State law involving the use, attempted use, or threatened use of force or violence against a person, which is:
(1) A current or former spouse.
(2) A person with whom the abuser shares a child in common.
(3) A current or former intimate partner with whom the abuser shares or has shared a common domicile. Sharing a common domicile is defined as signing a lease together or living in the same residence for at least 30 days (Army housing standard)