Q: Me and my baby’s father got into an argument and he opened a door on my face by mistake because I was trying to get in.
I called the police due to being in an emotional drunken state thinking he did it on purpose. I said I wanted to press charges but did not write a statement. Now that I’m sober the next morning I deeply regret calling the police. Is there any way to drop charges if I haven’t made a statement? He was not arrested and we do not live together
A: You can sign a waiver of prosecution .
If he wasn't taken to jail, the likelihood that any criminal charges will be pressed against him is very slim. However, if it happens that criminal charges are pressed against him, when the Assistant District Attorney reaches out to you, you can inform them that you don't want to press charges, that it was a misunderstanding, and you are willing to sign an Affidavit of Non-prosecution. Given that you did not make a statement to the police, it's also unlikely that that they will file any charges against you (i.e. filing a false police report).
Good luck to both of you. I hope this information helps.
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