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Under the Texas law, they are bound to investigate and they are supposed to at the minimum refer charges to the DA's office to determine prosecution of all Domestic Violence
cases. Thus, it is up to the DA to determine charges in domestic cases, as it seems that happened in this matter. You must contact the DA regarding the charges, since on a domestic violence case under Texas law you are not the victim, but the State of Texas is the victim.
The EPO would be a court
order to prevent her from having any contact with you or the child, since the domestic incident happened in the presence of the child. Also, you can get the EPO to order she stop posting comments or making false comments about you in public. You can go to the local court and file for the EPO tomorrow and it will be granted based on your facts related above. Then from there you need to contact the DA and find out why charges are not being pursued against her since a weapon was involved on top of the other physical assault.
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