Q: My husband is charged with domestic aggravated assault in MS. I did not file charges, I was told the state did.
I was asked to give a recorded video statement and I want to know if I can ask them not to use this in court. Do I have the right to withdraw my statement entirely?
A: It really depends on the circumstances; however, I'd be curious to know whether your husband has been indicted yet. Assuming yes, then he needs to get with a lawyer immediately. Regardless, if you gave a false statement to law enforcement, then that is something that should be disclosed.
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