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I'm very sorry to hear of this difficult situation.Are you asking about whether what you were told is correct in terms of the Crown dropping the charges if your partner tells the Crown this is what he wants?
What you were told is not really accurate.
Our society has what we call a zero tolerance to domestic violence policy which means that most of the time the charges are not dropped when there is a domestic violence situation.
And your spouse did not charge you. The police did as they had reasonable grounds for believing that you committed an offence.
It would be best for your spouse to tell the Crown what he wishes and that may help but it is not likely that the charges will be dropped.
The fact that you are seeing a counselor will help for sure.
Your spouse should speak to victim support as they can advise how your spouse can speak to the crown.
I hope that helps as a starting point.
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It is what you can prove in court when you go to court and have a trial but it isn't grounds for their charges to be withdrawn.In other words, you have a solid defence if you go to trial but the Crown did not believe you and so you will have to prove this at the trial rather than thinking that the charges can just be dropped.Do you see the difference?
So what you should do, is retain a criminal lawyer.
This is a serious situation as you can end up with a criminal record which can affect your employability and your ability to enter certain countries. It can also impact on any custody battle if there ever is one and can also cause the CAS to be concerned.
So retain a lawyer and fight this. Your case is strong and in fact you are the victim, clearly.
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