Johnny Manziel domestic assault charges

If Johnny Manziel completes court-approved counseling over the next year, the misdemeanor domestic a sault case against him will be dropped.The Dallas County district attorney's office announced the deal Friday, two weeks after a judge said during a hearing that prosecutors and the former Jordan Willis Jersey NFL quarterback's attorneys had settled on a framework for such an agreement.No details were available until Friday, when the DA's office released a statement on the matter. Manziel will be responsible for finding and following through George Iloka Jersey with appropriate treatment or counseling."It is an important first step for a defendant," the office's statement reads, via the Dallas Morning News. "Succe s or failure will depend upon one's commitment to the treatment programs included."The statement said that in these cases the DA will monitor the defendant's progre s for up to a year, leaving open the po sibility that charges could be pre sed if the person doesn't follow through.Manziel's ex-girlfriend accused the 23-year-old former Cleveland Browns and Texas AJ McCarron Jersey A&M quarterback of kidnapping her, hitting herand threatening to kill her after the pair arguedin January.Police initially elected not to file a criminal complaint in connection with the incident, but it was later referred to a grand jury and Manziel was Andrew Billings Jersey indicted in April.Prosecutors told the Morning News agreements like the one Manziel got are common in misdemeanor cases, given the workload facing courts and the district attorney's office.But this deal won't be the end of Manziel's legal troubles; he faces a civil suit filed Monday in Austin from a bar employee who says the quarterback broke his nose in an altercation in September.