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Dear JACUSTOMER - There's nothing you can do to make the prosecutor drop the charges and you need to get a lawyer. If you cannot afford a lawyer the court will appoint one but legal representation is a must. If your ex girlfriend has had a change of heart your attorney may be able to talk some sense into the prosecutor and get the case dismissed.
You should not talk to anyone about this case until you get a lawyer. Anything you say will be used against you and nothing you say will help you. At this point you need to contact the court and tell them you need an attorney. You will probably have to demonstrate that you cannot afford an attorney. If you are still in the service you may be able to contact the JAG offices and ask for representation.
Well you can change your mind and tell the judge you want an attorney. You can simply say that you did not understand your right to counsel. You should never go to court on a criminal charge without an attorney except for minor traffic violations.
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