Asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: Why would they wait to file charges and why were they waiting for felony disposition? How do I find reason for no bill?

Arrested 10/22/21 for POSS CS PG 1/1-B <1G and POSS DANGEROUS DRUG. The felony was filed 10/25/21 and then no billed on and disposed of on 03/22/22. The misdemeanor was filed 12/02/21

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Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Grand Jury deliberations are secret so the best way to find out exactly what happened is to ask one of the attorneys involved. If that's not an option then you could go to the clerk's office and examine both files because they may contain some paperwork that explains what happened. It is possible that there was a plea agreement to admit guilt on the misdemeanor in exchange for dismissal of the felony but that's just a guess based on the charges and dates.

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