It sounds like you have both been charged with a misdemeanor offense of Violating an OFP. Although you both have now gotten your respective OFPs dismissed, this does not automatically dismiss each other's criminal charges. The prosecutor(s) handling the criminal case is the only one with the power to dismiss those charges. It would be in both you and your husband's best interests to speak with an attorney privately about the situation. An attorney can negotiate with the prosecutor, and possibly convince him/her to dismiss the case based on the fact that the OFP have since been dismissed. There are also other resolutions to the case(s) that may be possible.
Now that you are both facing criminal charges, you could be appointed a public defender (depending on your financial situation). Otherwise, you should at least contact a local attorney to discuss the case.
I hope you find this information helpful and feel free to contact me if you have any further questions.
I wish you both the best of luck.
Hello. Based on what you stated, it would be inappropriate to attempt a response as to what charges may be. You certainly may contact a private attorney who will discuss the facts with you in great detail and provide you with appropriate legal advice. All the best.
I'm not exactly sure what you're saying, but if I follow: Violation of the OFP is a criminal offense. The charge is "violating the OFP". The OFP is a court order and state law specifically says that violating it is a crime in and of itself. If you are both interested in getting the OFP dropped, you need to bring such a request to court and argue before the judge. You are not guaranteed to get it dropped.
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