Escanaba, MI asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Domestic Violence for Michigan

Q: If a father and son get into a argument and end up in a minor fight and neither press charges what happens

Cops said the case would be submitted to a prosecutor and the father already has numerous demostic violence offences on his record and a assault on the same son a few years prior... note that there where no serious injurys

1 Lawyer Answer

Jasmine D. Rippy

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Eastpointe, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: If police responded to the incident, they submitted a report to the prosecutor who decides whether or not to bring forth charges based on the evidence presented to him or her. There doesn’t have to be injuries for someone to be charged with assault or domestic violence.

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