How can I change my statement I submitted to cops, I said my boyfriend kicked me and he did not strike me. I could not think str
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I agree with my colleague that you cannot "change" your statement. However, it may be more productive to speak with his defense attorney to discuss the best way to submit your revised version. Prosecutors are very wary of this and it often carries little weight in negotiations. His attorney may have a method by which he/she likes to proceed in these types of cases. Good Luck.
Every day in every courthouse across the nation abuse victims want to revise their statements. Judges are well aware of this. Be careful, you may get in trouble too.
Robert D. Kane, Jr. Esq. Licensed in CALIFORNIA (based in City of Orange...
You cannot "change" your statement. You can submit a new statement. However, it is not likely to be taken seriously as it is very very well-documented that victims of abuse recant later for reasons having nothing to do with the truth - but rather psychological. I urge you to speak with persons at the DA's victim's rights department to address this.
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