I would approach this with caution. I am a criminal defense attorney in Florida and I previously worked as a prosecuting attorney. While prosecutors will definitely take the victim's perspective into consideration, they are not obligated to dismiss charges because the victim has requested it or has received restitution.
You do have a fairly easy way to check into it though. As you suggested, you can go to the court date and talk to the prosecutor. Without admitting or denying anything, simply ask the prosecutor if paying the full restitution amount would lead to a dismissal, then you will have the answer to your problem.
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Well, I really can't know who the former boyfriend has been speaking with. If his statements are legitimate, then it would make sense that he was speaking with the prosecutor or someone else from the prosecutor's office. And yes, if the prosecutor tells you that he will dismiss the charges, you can believe him. To tell lie to you about the resolution would be unethical.
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