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|243(E)||Battery On Spouse / Cohabitant / Former Spouse / Non-Cohabitant|
|243(e)||Battery against spouse/cohabitant sentencing guidelines|
|243(E)(1)||Battery On Spouse / Cohabitant / Former Spouse|
|243(E)(2)||Upon conviction of battery against spouse or person with whom the defendant is cohabiting - if probation is granted - the conditions of probation may other punishments in lieu of a fine.|
|243(E)(4)||Specified battery offenses merit special consideration when imposing a sentence so as to display society’s condemnation for these crimes of violence upon victims with whom a close relationship has been formed.|
|243(E)B||Person convicted of battery against spouse / former spouse / or fiance' required to reimburse victim for reasonable costs of counseling.|