How do I drop charges if I was pressed to do it on my boyfriend which is the father of my child?
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Once charges are brought, the victim no longer has the right to drop the charges. They can certainly consider your request to drop but they don't have to. Your best bet is to make sure your boyfriend has an attorney and you can then cooperate with his attorney in attempting to resolve the charges.
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Redirecting to domestic violence. I don't understand how you were forced to make a report. If you made a report because he actually committed domestic violence, then you need to think about it before you drop it. If you drop it, it is unlikely that the District Attorney's office will let you go on the first court date. In our jurisdiction, there are usually 3 court dates or more before they will drop it if you do not prosecute. The reason for this is that they want to make sure that you do not need/wish to prosecute.