Am I obligated to file a civil suit against the city for malicious prosecution?
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Your case was dismissed on a technicality. For a malicious act you have to be able to prove a great deal more than court appearances were required. If you have more contact a plaintiff's lawyer.
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Law enforcement likely has immunity in such situations. You may want to still contact one of the TV lawyers. They seem to represent that they can win for you with just one call. I would suggest that you insist to speak to a real lawyer, not a call screener.
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