Morrow, GA asked in Domestic Violence for Georgia

Q: Can domestic violence warrants be rescinded if the victim admits to a false report?

This case takes place in Georgia

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Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay
Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: While the officer requesting a warrant, can always withdraw a warrant application, if a warrant has already issued, there may be additional steps taken to get the warrant withdrawn. If the alleged victim does not want to prosecute, the DA/Solicitor can take that into consideration, but they have authority to move forward without the cooperation of the alleged victim.

If the matter is a civil warrant application, the petitioner, can always decide not to move forward.

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