Q: I have a warrant cops made me write a statement how do I recant?
Boyfriend and I had an argument it became physical and my friend called police they made me write a statement and say I wanted to press charges... He sees judge in morning I want to recant but how do I do this?
A: Contact the District Attorney's office in the county where the case in question is pending and ask about filing an affidavit of non-prosecution. Clearing your warrant before you meet with the DA would be a good idea as well. Good luck.
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A: Recanting will not necessarily end the case against your boyfriend because it is the prosecutor's responsibility to make that decision, not yours. You should also be aware that the prosecutor might threaten to charge you with a crime like False Report to a Peace Officer. However, if you told a lie that got someone else in trouble you should speak up rather than let the other person be punished for something they didn't do.
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