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It sounds like you have defenses to your criminal charge. Sometimes the police make mistakes on these domestic cases. You should consider contesting the charges in court. If you need my help, call me at 407-831-3434.
You need to secure the services of a competent criminal defense attorney to represent you in this matter. Familial situations are difficult but you need to protect yourself and your rights.