A year ago I was living with my pregnant girl friend. Her family didnt like me for many selfish reasons. Thet told her to leave me or they would never talk to her again. When she told me we packed her stuff and moved her out and I broke up with her. I told her to stop talking to me and she filed an epo on me for domestic abuse. She lied in court had a lawyer and I didnt.She also had no proof of any abuse.Now after we could not work things out she has pushed the court order to where I cant be in contact with her or be near her. We have a one year old son also.
It sounds to me like you have not been criminally "charged," and thus there are no charges to "drop." If a Domestic Violence Order was entered more than thirty (30) days ago, you will not likely be able to get the terms changed at all. Even if it was less than thirty days ago, you would likely have to be able to prove that she lied, and you would also have to show that whatever evidence you are using to prove this was not available to you when the hearing was originally held. This is exactly why you should never go to court without a lawyer.
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