Van Zandt County Cases
October 1, 2012
Pretrial Diversion Granted for Domestic Violence Assault Bodily Injury and Violation of a Protective Order in Van Zandt County
Client was charged with assaulting his girlfriend and then violating a court-ordered stay away order days later. Corrigan put together client's life story, including undiagnosed and untreated mental health issues. Corrigan enrolled client in family violence counseling and follow-up with client's efforts to seek psychiatric help. Client completed counseling and was prescribed new medications from his psychiatrist. Corrigan also sold client's youth, dedication to education, and his dreams of a professional career. In the end, Corrigan convinced the prosecutor that a pretrial diversion was the appropriate outcome. Case will be eligible for expunction when client completes the diversion period.
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