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Criminal Law: Domestic Assault-Writ of Prohibition-Dismissal of Charges

Relator sought a writ of prohibition or mandamus directing the trial court to sustain his motion to dismiss with prejudice two counts in his criminal information relating to domestic assault and victim-tampering. The court previously issued a preliminary writ of prohibition. Where defendant’s domestic-assault charge was dismissed with prejudice, it could potentially undercut any future prosecution ...