Part 1. Short Title and Definitions - California Family Code Section 6203
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6203. (a) For purposes of this act, "abuse" means any of the
(1) Intentionally or recklessly to cause or attempt to cause
(2) Sexual assault.
(3) To place a person in reasonable apprehension of imminent
serious bodily injury to that person or to another.
(4) To engage in any behavior that has been or could be enjoined
pursuant to Section 6320.
(b) Abuse is not limited to the actual infliction of physical
injury or assault.
Last modified: February 16, 2015