Chino, CA asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for California

Q: What will happen if I didn't tell the police everything when I called on my spouse? How can I help dismiss the case

I called the police on my spouse cuz he took my cell phone and pushed me to the floor and I thought he was trying to do something to my mom. But he only pushed me cuz I was grabbing him and stopping him from getting in his car and he was trying to takey phone and we both were pulling it and I let go and said keep it then and I thought he was going at my mom but she said no he was trying to explain to her what was going on. I exaggerated things when I called the police cuz I was angry and mad that we wanted to leave me now he's looking at 12 years for 2nd degree robbery and he didn't even do anything.

1 Lawyer Answer
James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Witnesses should always tell the truth. You're not going to hear otherwise here. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

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