Q: I don't want to testify against my bf will I be in trouble if I don't ? Its a domestic assault type case
My bf is being charged with 2nd deg assault w/dangerous weapon. I don't want to testify as I dont want him to go to jail. The issue was he was on drugs and now in a long term treatment program. I wanted him to get help for his issues. He is pleading not guilty and taking it to trial. If I get supeana and don't show wont I be held in contempt?
A: You could be held in contempt and the judge could also issue a warrant for your arrest.
A: Yes, you will likely be held in contempt and a warrant will be issued for your arrest. You could be held in jail until you testify.
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