Doing community service prior to court is not an admission of guilt. It may not benefit her but it certainly will not have a negative impact on her case. Feel free to contact me if you have additional questions.
Both approaches do not hurt your wife's case, but if you want the charges to be completely dropped, there will likely need to be some legal argument to persuade the commonwealth attorney to Nolle Pros the charge.
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I agree with the above attorneys' advice
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