Kiele Linroth Pace's answer You are accused of committing a violent crime involving family or domestic violence. Your first step is to hire a criminal defense attorney that has an office in the county where you are facing charges.
The use of force against another person can be justified by self defense, defense of property, and in a few other situations but it is not justified based on words alone (except imminent threats to inflict bodily injury.)
Your husband has the choice of helping the prosecutor,...
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer The lawyer in question is the only person who can answer this question. Be aware that just because the lawyer gives evidence to the DA does not mean that the DA will necessarily decide to drop charges.
Adam Savett's answer Offenders found guilty of Class “B” misdemeanors face maximum penalties of up to three months imprisonment or one year probation. In addition, a fine of up to five hundred dollars or double the amount of the defendant’s gain from the commission of the crime may be imposed.
For first time offenders, courts do not generally impose the maximum sentence, absent extraordinary circumstances.
Grant St Julian III's answer You must ask this question to the attorney who you are referring to. No one in this forum can comment to the specific of any case, because we to not know the specific facts of the situation. Good luck.
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer Intentionally writing a worthless check in the amount you did is a felony in most if not all states in America. Since you did not accept the bank's offer to allow partial payments toward resolving the issue, the bank pressing the charges does not have to do anything more.
Advice: Your full attention should be focused on the DA's office, which is the only entity that can keep you out of jail. Call the DA's office immediately, and arrange to meet with one of the ADAs to discuss...
In some jurisdictions the officer's affidavit in support of the warrant is publicly available in the clerk's office not long after the warrant is signed. However, state law only requires it to be public after the arrest.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer A restraining order may be issued in a civil case, but it expires when the case ends. For example, in a divorce case, a judge may order both people not to sell off assets that they own jointly until a fair division is decided by the court.
A lot of people use the term "restraining order" when they mean Protective Order. You can apply for a Family Violence Protective Order against a former dating partner when you were the victim of domestic violence and there is a real risk that you...
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer You could contact law enforcement, report the crime, and ask them to investigate. They will decide whether or not to pursue criminal charges. If law enforcement decides initiate a case, it will be "The State of Texas vs. Defendant" rather than "Alleged Victim vs. Defendant."
In a criminal case, the term "pressing charges" basically means the alleged victim's decision to cooperate with the investigators and prosecutors.
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