Q: Im a victim, can i recant my statement in a domestic violence case?
I would like to recant my statement regarding a DV case i am a victim of. I know now I should've said the truth but i was scared of what woould happen.
A: You can certainly recant your statement, but that is not a silver bullet in terms of resulting in an automatic dismissal. You might also expose yourself to criminal liability for filing a false police report. I would recommend that you get legal representation prior to contacting law enforcement or the prosecutor to recant your statement.
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