The case has been taken infront of a judge. There were criminal charges associated with the case that were dismissed by prosecution because they proved to be false, but there was a misdemeanor charge for violation of DV injunction for which the spouse did 6 month probation (originally 1 year, but was cut short by the judge). Nevertheless, all dismissed charges still show up in a background check and no one offers him a job because of this.
This happened in 2009 and Yes, it was a misdemeanor.
Ok, Thank you.
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