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Getting Domestic Assault Charges Dropped in Texas

  Getting Domestic Assault Charges Dropped Getting domestic assault charges dropped in Texas is not as simple as most people think. In fact, there seems to be a misconception that an alleged victim can simply decide to “drop” an assault charge. The truth is that an alleged victim is not the one prosecuting the accused…
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Can A Victim Drop Assault Charges in Texas?

Dropping Charges in an Assault Case As an Austin defense lawyer, I have the frequent opportunity to represent defendants accused of assault in Travis County. Although most of my clients have a variety of different questions about their case, there are several questions that are almost certain to come up. Probably the two most frequently asked questions that…
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Definition of Assault in Texas: Texas Penal Code Section 22.01

  Definition of Assault in Texas In Texas, the definition of assault can be found under Texas Penal Code Section 22.01. Section 22.01 is actually quite long, but the basic elements of assault are listed below. Assault can be classified as either a misdemeanor or a felony, usually depending on the specific allegations in the incident, whether there…
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