Newark, OH asked in Criminal Law for Ohio

Q: If I drop the charges, would the prosecutor release my husband?

A few months ago, my husband and I had an altercation that got a little loud and some slaps were thrown. If this is his second charge, which the first one shouldn't even be on his record, it was a fight between himself and his mother which he didn't touch her in any way but she threw together some stupid story that wasn't true and sent him to jail. Now, he is charged with a second domestic and I'm looking to drop the charges, can I talk to the prosecutor or is there nothing that can be done at this point because there is already one on his record?

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Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You can talk to the prosecutor, but they are probably not going to drop their prosecution just because you want them to.

Dimitrios Makridis agrees with this answer

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