slap with

slap (one) with (something)

To present someone with a legal notice, citation, or indictment. He slapped me with a speeding ticket just for going a few miles above the speed limit. The landlord just slapped us with an eviction notice this morning.
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slap with

v.
To subject someone or something to some legal obligation, such as a fine or court order: The police officer slapped him with a speeding ticket. Her neighbor slapped her with a lawsuit.
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A MAN HAS WALKED FREE FROM COURT FOR HITTING HIS GIRLFRIEND AFTER HIS SOLICITOR ARGUED: "ALTHOUGH IT IS A DOMESTIC, THE REALITY IS IT'S JUST A SINGLE SLAP WITH NO INJURY.