Q: How do I dismiss a domestic violence case. Can I make a affidavit of non prosecution?
My husband and I got into an argument, he pushed me out of the way and I got so mad I left the house and was I was heading to my mothers house I hit the steering wheel of my car so hard that I broke my wrist. The situation is now they want him for the push, and I want to drop the whole case. What do I need to do to drop the case?
A: The District Attorney’s Office has discretion on how they handle your case. You and your husband need the assistance of an attorney who handles domestic violence cases.
A: Once a police report has been made regarding the incident the choice to prosecute or not prosecute is out of your hands. The District Attorney is the only person who gets to decide whether or not to prosecute. This means that you and your husband need to hire a good attorney to defend him against the charges. Attorneys with experience defending domestic violence cases can assist with obtaining the positive results for your husband's case that you seek.
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