Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

How old do I have to be to drop charges or decide that I do not want the person who victimized me to be prosecuted ?

Asked on 7/02/13, 8:15 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

You have no power to "drop charges"; that decision belongs only to the prosecutor. You can let your wishes and feelings be known to the prosecutor, but the prosecutor will make the decision (no matter whether you are 12 or 92.)

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Answered on 7/11/13, 3:05 pm

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