243(e) is battery against a spouse or cohabitant which is a misdemeanor with up to $2,000 in fines and 6 months in county jail.
273.5(a) corporal injury against spouse or cohabitant is a FELONY with up to $6,000 fine an 2-3-4 years in prison
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