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Divorce Decree No Bar To Wife's Assault Suit (access required)

Even though a divorce decree had been entered, a woman can press forward with a civil lawsuit for assault and battery allegedly committed by her former husband during their marriage, a Rockingham County circuit judge has ruled in a case of first impression. The defendant contended that the plaintiff, by reviving the claim of assault and ...

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