What if the victim doesn't show up for trial? She pressing battery class A charges against me but shes not going to trial. She also put a restraining order protection against me. Would the restraining order affect me on anything even if she doesn't go to trial. Theres no other witness or video. Its just what she said and what I said my lawyer got pictures of the bruises I had after the fight. We both females am 7 months pregnant by the time we had the fight I was 4 months pregnant.
“Press charges” is an utterly meaningless term. Witnesses give information. Police officers investigate. The SAO decides whom, whether, when and with what to charge. The complaining witness will get a subpoena. Her presence will be compelled. If you involve yourself in her decision not to appear, you will likely be charged with a felony. She has neither the authority to charge you, nor that to “drop charges.”
It sounds as if you have some unrealistic expectations. You really need to discuss this in detail with your attorney.
The OP can create many problems for you. You should retain counsel immediately on that.
Get active in understanding your own situation with the help of skilled counsel
Every good wish.
An assigned prosecutor has a legal right to request a continuance and subpoena that complaining witness for the next court date. When and where is your criminal case up?
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