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Is the hearing just on the protective order or is it his arraignment for the criminal charge?
The decision to prosecute is at the sole discretion of the State. You are the victim here and can certainly contact the prosecutor assigned to the case and advise them of the situation. If he never hit you and only hit the furniture, there should have been no signs/evidence of domestic violence and he should have never been arrested. If the police did this as a precaution, you would want to tell them about it. The success of the case depends on your cooperation, if you fail to appear at trial, the state may not be able to proceed and may need to drop the charges. In addition, if you were to testify at trial or at the protective order hearing, you need to tell the truth about what happened. Without any evidence of abuse nor any testimony from you, they are not likely going to be able to proceed and the charges should be dismissed.
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