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Experience:  Numerous criminal trials ranging from traffic to murder, practicing Criminal Law for 20+ years.
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If a case is dismissed with prejudice, what does it mean?

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If a case is dismissed with prejudice, what does it mean?
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It means that the case can't be refiled again. The case is over for good.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

if someone is accused of emotional abuse and the only evidence is the accusing party so pretty much its one persons word against the other would a jury be instructed to side with the accused for lack of evidence?


Very rarely. A Judge doesn't instruct the jury on what verdict to deliver very often. In a case like that it all hinges on who the jury believes so it is extremely unlikely a judge would issue that instruction.
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