In the event you are arrested over this matter you should file a cross complaint against your girlfriend based on the facts you described in your question. If charges are pressed and you decide to press charges, you will likely both be required to appear in Municipal Court. You should also speak to an attorney about this situation. Domestic Violence cases are not taken lightly. The charge(s) you could be facing range from either harassment, a low grade misdemeanor/DP offense up to terroristic threats/felony charge based on the particulars of the case in question. In the meantime, don't talk about your case further until speaking to an attorney in person about this first.
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I don't know what you told the police officer. However, you would probably not be arrested. Instead you would be served with a temporary restraining order. If so, I agree you should file a cross complaint based on your facts.
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You likely will be served with a TRO if your gf wants to file. You may be charged with simple assault even if she does not want to file if the cops saw signs of violence. You will likely be booked and released if that happens. Call one of us if it does.
Whoever tells their version to the police first in a fight is the one who doesn't get charged. You lost the race. Now no matter what you say, you will be charged. They are probably on their way to your address to at least serve you with a temporary restraining order. If you get one of those DO NOT call her or contact her in any way. Speak to a lawyer and/or a bail bondsman.
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