Q: What can I do to drop domestic violence charge with previous convictions ?
You can ask the District Attorney's office to dismiss the case and perhaps even sign an affidavit of nonprosecution. However, it is the prosecutor's duty to decide whether or not to seek a conviction and they often decide to move forward in domestic violence cases against the wishes of the alleged victim... and that is even more likely when the defendant has a previous conviction.
The defendant's attorney may be able to provide some suggestions on how to maximize your persuasiveness with local prosecutors.
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