How Domestic Violence Charges Get Dropped?

How Domestic Violence Charges Get Dropped?

Domestic violence charges can get dropped for a number of reasons, including but not limited to the following:

  • The victim decides they no longer want to pursue charges
  • The prosecutor decides there isn’t enough evidence to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt
  • The defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser charge
  • There are problems with witness testimony or evidence
  • The victim changes their story or recants their allegations
  • The victim has contact with the defendant after filing charges

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