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Hello and thank you for your question.
It depends on what you sat
If you say you lied, indeed you could be pursued
If you simply dont want to pursue charges
because you forgive for example
and convince the prosecutor
that can work
The prosecutor has to consent
and that is who you speak to
directly, or through a lawyer or the police who forwarded the complaint
So if her attorney says that the reason I want to drop the charges is because I forgive the defendant, more than likely the prosecutor will abide by my wishes?
Often but not always
the prosecutor represents the people, not you
but where the complaining witness is against it, often they do drop it
When ready, kindly accept my answer
One more question....will she have to appear at arraignment to get charges dropped or is it done before she goes to court?
This can often be done in advance
The prosecutor has to decude
So this should be pursued sooner than later
Thank you for the help!
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