BELTON — A new Texas law has its sights set on abusers who intimidate their victims into refusing to cooperate with police.
Stakeholders in family violence law learned about the new law, which will allow some hearsay evidence to be presented in family violence prosecutions if prosecutors can prove a victim refused to provide evidence after the offense because of intimidation from the defendant.
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