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Q: How can I get domestic violence charges dropped

My boyfriend was charged with harassment 2

I spoke to DA and said I didnt want to pursue it but he said the state is involved so he won't drop charges

Laura Mecklosky
Laura Mecklosky
answered on Feb 4, 2019

Yes, unfortunately even though you are the victim, it is not "you vs. your boyfriend." It is "The People of the State of NY vs. Your Boyfriend." The People are represented by the District Attorney and the District Attorney has the biggest say in whether charges will be dropped.... View More

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