Akron, OH asked in Domestic Violence for Ohio

Q: What are the chances of me calling to drop the charges?

My sons father and I got into a big fight while I was pregnant I filed a report on him a while ago and now we together and I wanna drop the charges because our baby is now here and he is a good father and husband to me

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Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: The chances? Nobody can predict. It depends on the prosecutor, jurisdiction, facts, history etc. Ultimately, it's not up to you. Since the State is involved they have discretion to continue the case or not. They can even compel you to testify. You probably want to sit down and speak with an attorney.

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