Written by attorney David A. Sebastian | Feb 24, 2019

Domestic Violence--No Testifying Witnesses--Case Dismissed

We receive a number of calls from alleged victims of domestic violence that just want the case to go away. We are often asked, "what happens if I don't testify"? And "why won't the prosecutor just drop this"? In some counties if the victim fails to appear the prosecutor will dismiss the charges.

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