Q: If I lied about someone assaulting me and he is in jail what do I need to do to fix it
A: Once charges have been filed, a good way to help that person would be to assist in their search for a criminal defense attorney to defend their case. Even if someone takes back their statement ("recants"), the district attorney may not immediately dismiss the charges. If the prosecution believes they can still prove their case, they can insist on a trial.
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