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I'm being charged with ADW/GBI Force: Not FI

Yuba City, CA |

The other party hasn't pressed charges First time in trouble

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The "other party" does not have a choice about prosecution. It is up to the DA alone whether or not to "press charges".
You need an attorney.

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If the potential charge is indeed an ADW/GBI then you can be sure it will be filed by the DA. The other party can only complain to the police; he cannot press charges.

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I agree with both Mr. Hudson and Mr. Kaman's sage answers.

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You need to contact an attorney immediately. You may have some fantastic options or defenses.

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