Unlawful nonviolent acts by a family member (or legal guardian) that threaten the physical, mental, or economic well-being or morals of another family member and that are not classifiable as other offenses, such as Assault or Sex Offenses.
Agencies must include in this classification:
Nonviolent cruelty to other family members
Desertion, abandonment, or nonsupport of spouse or child
Neglect or abuse of spouse or child (if injury is serious, score as aggravated assault)
Nonpayment of alimony
Attempts to commit any of the above
NOTE: Agencies must not include victims of these charges who are merely taken into custody for their own protection.