EXCLUSIVE: MTV Teen Mom Negotiating Plea Bargain In Assault Case

Feb. 24 2010, Published 9:25 a.m. ET

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MTV mom Debra Danielson is negotiating a plea bargain deal in the domestic assault case regarding her alleged attack on her daughter Farrah Abraham during a January argument in their home.

Debra’s lawyer Mike Winter told exclusively that “plea negotiations are on-going.”

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Debra was arrested on January 16th  after the altercation at their home in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Farrah is one of the teenage subjects on the MTV

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reality series Teen Mom.

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A preliminary hearing is scheduled for February 26th, but her lawyer said they were trying to come to a plea agreement without having a court

appearance. “Debra would like to see it resolved without a lot of courtroom theatrics,” Winter exclusively told

According to the incident report filed with the Council Bluffs Police Department, the two were arguing in the kitchen "over child care issues as well as other problems" when Danielson threw an MTV t-shirt at her daughter which ended up landing near or on her grandchild who subsequently woke up crying. From there, things escalated.

"The victim was yelling at Danielson over the shirt throwing and Danielson grabbed her by the throat. The victim pushed Danielson's hand away from her.

Victim stated the Danielson then hit her along the side of her head and hit her in the mouth," read the police report.

The officer on the scene said he "observed multiple cuts to the right side of the victim's mouth." Photos of Abraham's neck and face were taken at the



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