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Ely, I was arrested for violating a temp order of protection.

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I was arrested for violating a temp order of protection. I was clearly setup by stbx for falsifying a police report which was discovered AFTER I was processed in jail. I spent 24 hours in a cell and my case was dismissed by the DA the next day. I did not have to go before a judge and I received a DA dismissal letter.

My question is, will this incident speak volumes in my child custody case?
Hello friend and thank you for requesting me.

My question is, will this incident speak volumes in my child custody case?

If you can demonstrate that the SBTX set this up (which may be hard to do), then this may work in your favor to generally impeach their credibility.

Even if you cannot demonstrate the set up, the fact that the case was dismissed means that the family court may give little credence to the matter, even though the burden of proof in civil court is lower than criminal court.

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