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I disagree with the other expert, who is knowledgeable, to a degree. Prosecutors normally don't like to drop cases because a "victim" has changed their mind and approaches them to drop the case. However, if you go to the lawyer for your boyfriend and let the lawyer handle it then the chances increase dramatically, particularly if you have medical records to back up your condition.
The lawyer for your boyfriend will know how to present the facts and your explanation in such a way that the prosecutor will have worries about being able to get a conviction thus making it more likely the charges will be dropped.
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If he asks for a court appointed lawyer and qualifies for one then it should show in his file and be a matter of public record.
As to the part about "changing your mind" please understand that is not my position, that is the outlook the prosecutors will have on it, mainly because it happens a lot. Whether you are taking a different position on what happened or why it happened, the prosecutors see a lot of cases where one person gets mad at another and calls the police and then wants to do something different when they calm down. It has gotten to the point where the DAs sometimes threaten to file charges against the person who made the report if they now want to change their mind.
Sorry, for some reason the website keeps erasing the answer I give.
I am going split it up into multiple posts to see if I can figure out what happened.
You can go to the clerk of court's office and ask to see the file. You can also ask the clerk who was appointed to represent him.