Tomball, TX asked in Domestic Violence for Texas

Q: I was recently charged with family violence. The person wants to drop them.

The person who has pressed the charges would like to drop all charges. I am however on probation in another county. My po of this county states as long as charges are dropped no further action will be taken. What should I do to get these charges dropped before court?

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Kenneth Mitchell
Kenneth Mitchell
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The State unfortunately can pick up the charges. Even if the complainant does not testifies. It mainly depends how well recorded the complainant's statements and report are, and how well the police testify. My suggestion is to have your attorney view the facts deeper, and he will have more of an idea how the prosecutor in that county operates.

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