Surely. But, many prosecutors will refuse to dismiss. All depends on the facts/police/Prosecutor/ victim witness involved, etc.
Best bet...get him a good Criminal Defense Attorney to help facilitate a possible dismissal or reduction
Of course the victim can ask. Most prosecutors these days will not dismiss the case.
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Of course you can. But there is evidence. Otherwise no charges would have ever been filed.
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A third degree felony charge for domestic violence indicates prior convictions and a prior felony conviction. These are not the cases that get dismissed, rather the type of cases where defendants go to prison if convicted. Hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. The alleged victim recanting a story or indicating no desire to press charges is helpful, but won't get a dismissal when defendant has this type of history. Hire a good lawyer.
It is not uncommon for the alleged victim in domestic violence or crimes of violence cases to approach the prosecutors to have charges dropped. However, in my experience most prosecutors are extremely reluctant to dismiss cases simply because the alleged victim is asking them to. If you or a loved one is charged with domestic violence, you should contact a criminal defense attorney in your area immediately to go through the potential issues and outcomes of the case and decide whether or not representation is necessary.
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