A preliminary hearing for Hickerson's case has been set for July 30, according to the spokesperson. It was not immediately clear whether he has retained an attorney. The aspiring actor was arrested on Thursday on eight charges against him stemming from allegedly abusive incidents from May to January , according to a criminal indictment obtained by PEOPLE. Additionally, Hickerson was charged with dissuading a witness from prosecuting a crime, which is a felony. According to the complaint, on June 27, , he attempted to "prevent and dissuade Hayden P. Her attorney Alan Jackson issued the following statement: "After suffering for years as the victim of psychological, emotional and severe physical abuse, Hayden Panettiere has begun the process of taking back her life. Hayden has found the strength and courage to share the truth about her abuse and her abuser, and she intends to assist the prosecution to see that justice is served. As a survivor, she recognizes that her arduous journey of healing has just begun. A jury trial was reportedly scheduled for September. According to the felony complaint obtained by PEOPLE at the time, prosecutors had alleged Hickerson "willfully inflicted corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon Hayden P.
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Hayden Panettiere is 'ready to change her life for the better' following her split from Brian Hickerson. The Nashville star ended her romance with Brian earlier this year after he was arrested in Wyoming for domestic battery in February when he allegedly hit Hayden across the face. Earlier this month, Brian was arrested again in Los Angeles on eight charges alleging abusive incidents from May to January , and sources say Hayden, 30, is looking forward to moving on with her life without her former partner, according to People. An insider told People magazine: 'Hayden was finally ready to change her life for the better. She is now surrounded by people who care about her and not someone who tries to control her and prey on her weaknesses. Hayden previously said she was coming forward with her allegations against Brian because she wanted to make sure he 'never hurts anyone again.
A native of New York , she first appeared in a commercial at the age of eleven months. Panettiere went on to star in the Disney sports drama film Remember the Titans , the comedy-drama film Raising Helen , the sports comedy film Racing Stripes , the figure skating drama film Ice Princess , the comedy film I Love You, Beth Cooper , the true crime drama film Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy , the slasher horror film Scream 4 , and the drama film Custody She also voiced the characters of Kairi and Xion in the video game series Kingdom Hearts — and Samantha "Sam" Giddings in the interactive video game Until Dawn Panettiere was born in and partly raised in Palisades, New York. She is the daughter of Lesley R. Vogel, a former soap opera actress, and Alan Lee "Skip" Panettiere, a fire captain. She has Italian ancestry, as well as some English and German. She has one younger brother, fellow actor Jansen Panettiere.