Why You Should Fight Your Assault Family Violence Case

If you’re being charged with assault on a family member, you should usually fight that case. Family violence cases are different than other types of cases. They come with harsher penalties, are harder for the state to win, and police are more likely to arrest innocent people in these cases. Affirmative Finding of Family Violence In Texas, if you’re found guilty at trial or take a plea agreement, the judge will Read More

4 Mistakes People Make That Keep Their Family Violence Case From Being Dismissed

If you’re arrested for a family violence or domestic violence charge in Bexar County, there are common mistakes that people make that make it harder to get their cases dismissed. https://youtu.be/ShmHoHuFbtw 1. Talking Talking to officers or other people can hurt your case in two ways. First, an officer has to have probable cause to arrest you for an offense. Basically, that just means that they have to Read More

How to Create an Affidavit of Nonprosecution That Works

https://youtu.be/EMOw8VwZAf4 Most Affidavits of Nonprosecution Don't Work When you’re charged with domestic violence in Texas, one way to try and help your case is with an affidavit of nonprosecution. An affidavit of nonprosecution is a written statement by the alleged victim in a domestic violence case asking the prosecutor to dismiss the case. The purpose of the affidavit is to convince the prosecutor to Read More

Family Violence Courts in San Antonio

https://youtu.be/pf8HQJ3VquA Misdemeanors Bexar County has two family violence courts for misdemeanors. This includes assault, terroristic threats, interfering with an emergency phone call, and violating protective orders. Until recently, all family violence misdemeanor cases were handled by County Court 7 and County Court 13. There is a good reason to have specialty courts for these cases. There are legal Read More

5 Things You Need to Do If You Were Arrested for Assault in San Antonio

https://youtu.be/oONhncApKSw When you’re arrested for assault in San Antonio, it can be tempting to put off making a decision. You’re first court date may be more than a month away, but it’s important to start making decisions right now to make sure that you walk away with the best result possible. Here is what you need to be doing and not doing before your first court date. 1. Talk to an Attorney Now The Read More