Written by attorney Christopher W Lee

5 Steps To Fight Domestic Violence Charges When the Victim Recants

In some domestic violence cases, the alleged victim recants, or takes back their accusation. They may tell the police that what happened was an accident, even before an arrest is made. The question is: What happens to criminal charges for domestic violence when the victim changes their story?

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Cal. Ev. Code §970.

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