Q: Can I get a warrant dropped for harassing communications if I've spent weeks with the person that filed it
An ex-girlfriend is a lawyer and she had filed a police report for harassing communications against me which resulted in a warrant for my arrest period since the warrant was issued I've spent a few weeks with the ex-girlfriend. Is there a grounds to get the warrant dropped?
A: The decision to drop a warrant for harassing communications would typically be up to the prosecuting attorney or the judge handling the case. Spending time with the person who filed the complaint may be a factor that could potentially influence their decision, but it does not guarantee that the warrant will be automatically dropped.
Joshua Schiffer agrees with this answer
Sadly the above answer is spot on, as the State determines all charging decisions. The complainant CAN deeply influence the process, and can downright spoil the states intentions if they want, but the actual charging decision is theirs.
An affidavit may help but be careful. The State is NOT a fan of folks changing/clarifying the facts as they just want convictions, so it may be in your best interest to have a local lawyer advise and guide you so you are firmly protected from an aggressive State. You dont want to get charged with False Report or anything like that.
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