Q: My fiance has been charged with a domestic violence felony 3 against me and also a probabtion violation. How can i help
I dont want to be a witness against him and he needs mental health treatment not jail so how can i help him get the charges dropped or dismissed?
A: Once you ring the bell it cannot be unrung, so whatever you told law enforcement cannot be taken back. If you recant you are opening yourself up to potential perjury / falsification charges. You need to hire a lawyer to represent you. He or she will be able to speak with the prosecutor on your behalf, help you prep for trial, explain what each side needs to prove at trial, etc.
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