Prosecutors reportedly plan to appeal dismissed case against Hope Solo

Prosecutors reportedly plan to appeal decision to drop domestic violence charges against Hope Solo

Hope Solo may be back with the U.S. women's soccer team but her legal troubles are not over.

Chris Daniels of Seattle TV station KING-5 reported earlier this week that prosecutors in Kirkland, Wash., plan to appeal a judge's decision to dismiss two charges of fourth-degree domestic violence against Solo, a two-time Olympic champion goalkeeper.

The charges stem from a June incident in which Solo was accused of attacking two relatives at their home. A judge dismissed those claims last month. A week later Solo, 33, was suspended from the women's soccer team for 30 days after her husband, former NFL player Jerramy Stevens, was arrested for DUI while behind the wheel of a U.S. team van during January training camp in Manhattan Beach.

Solo was reinstated to the team Saturday ahead of the prestigious Algarve Cup tournament in Portugal.

Daniels tweeted an update in which he said the Kirkland prosecutor is due to file briefs in their appeal in July, just after the final of this year's women's World Cup. Oral arguments in the case are expected to begin in September.

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