§ 708.1 Assault defined
§ 708.2 Penalties for assault
§ 708.2A Domestic abuse assault — mandatory minimums, penalties enhanced — extension of no-contact order.
§ 708.2B Treatment of domestic abuse offenders
§ 708.2C Assault in violation of individual rights — penalties.
§ 708.3 Assault while participating in a felony
§ 708.3A Assaults on persons engaged in certain occupations
§ 708.3B Inmate assaults — bodily fluids or secretions.
§ 708.4 Willful injury
§ 708.5 Administering harmful substances
§ 708.6 Intimidation with a dangerous weapon
§ 708.7 Harassment
§ 708.8 Going armed with intent
§ 708.9 Spring guns and traps
§ 708.10 Hazing
§ 708.11 Stalking
§ 708.11A Unauthorized placement of global positioning device
§ 708.12 Removal of an officer’s communication or control device.
§ 708.13 Disarming a peace officer of a dangerous weapon
§ 708.14 Abuse of a corpse
§ 708.15 Sexual motivation
§ 708.16 Female genital mutilation

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 708

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Magistrate: means a judicial officer appointed under chapter 602, article 6, part 4. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.