Q: I charge my husband with abuse and now have to testify .do I have to or can I use the 505 spouse privlage in hawaii
A: did it happen in Hawaii?
California lawyers don't know anything about the law in Hawaii.
as a rule, the injured party (you), do not have the right/ability to drop charges.
the charges are by the State of California vs your husband.
you should consult with a local lawyer to go over what your options are going to be.
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