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I called the cops on my boyfriend everything was

I called the cops on my boyfriend everything was exaggerated, he has 4 charges and they're ridiculous I wish I can take it all back I don't know how I can do that and how much the cost would be. It will destroy is if he gets convicted with any of those felonies since we have a baby on the way. What can I do I heard if I get subpoena to not show upJA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: California 1.) Kidnapping 2.) Cruelty to child (I think because I'm pregnant) 3.) 1st degree theft (because he had my phone but gave it back) 4.) Spousal abuseJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I have notJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He has court Wednesday

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I am in the process of dealing with a domestic violence

I am in the process of dealing with a domestic violence situation. My abuser is in jail and is facing charges. The DA has evidence of his abuse to include texts, emails, voice messages, and recorded conversations off my phone, as well as police officers as witnesses to the incident that resulted in his arrest. The DA has informed me that they are moving forward with prosecution. I got a restraining order in place. I got a letter from the DA stating they will be setting a trial date and will notify me of it by subpoena to appear. I imagine the subpoena is for me to appear to testify. If I understand right a subpoena is a court order to appear, and must be followed or I could face consequences? Some tell me that even if they send it i do not have to appear in court. Others say if I don't appear they will drop the case. Why would they do that with all the evidence they have? This case is the state vs. him, not me vs. him. I want to participate with the DA as much as they ask me to, however, I am concerned about showing up in court because I'm scared he will never forget that I did to testify against him, and as soon as he's released he will find me or someone I love and make me "pay" for showing up to testify. He has already (pre the arrest), told me he will do this. Can/will they still prosecute without my testimony in court? Isn't what I've given the DA enough. What are the potential outcomes here in either scenario? The state we're in is Oregon.

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On valentine's day, my husband and I got into an

On valentine's day, my husband and I got into an altercation. I asked him to stop screaming in front of our son and he screamed I don't give a f**k in his face. His arms and face were bright red from screaming. He wouldn't stop. I asked him to leave at least 5 times and he wouldn't. He was blocking both entry ways. I punched him in the chest and kicked him in the balls to try and get him out of my way. He didn't even hit the floor. While I am holding Zakkary, He punched me full force in the face, putting us both on the floor. He called the cops on me and I was arrested because I hit him first. I am now facing a domestic violence charge, a child abuse charge, and a harassment charge. Is there a way to reverse this or have it dismissed? I am in Colorado.

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My question what is proceudre and protocol when a County

My question what is proceudre and protocol when a County Sheriff official falsifies an official report and hands to a DOJ Special Agent--and DOJ now recognizes they were handed a falsified report by a County Sheriff official--what steps does DOJ take in such a matter?Story---DOJ/DCI Special agent called Sheriff's Department and requested a case be re-opened--Sheriff Department did not investigate--even though official witnesseed evidence crimes have occurred--due to politics and power, hid the crimes--(they are corporate crimes). -- never put evidence witnessed in any official reports and as stated handed to DOJ--DOJ now knows the full story--corruption. The DOJ agent is now a commander in chief of a DOJ Division--he was first to be told--given the evidence such acts took place. So what steps does DOJ take when there is such misconduct occurrs?Thank You

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I was charged with interfering electronic communication

I was charged with interfering electronic communication domestic violence... i dont have past criminal history...JA: In what state did this occur?Customer: Michigan Victim did not injured at all...JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yeah i have a lawyer... just wanted to check if i can avoid jail time as it is my first time ...JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: nope

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Crime and the fine of MWV17001808, and 17CJ000135 in

crime and the fine of MWV17001808 JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location. Customer: and 17CJ000135 in California JA: Has anything been filed or reported? Customer: I am the Swiss mother of an inmate . I cannot reach her and I don't understand how long she has to stay in custody. JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? Customer: the number of my daughter is**********

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I called the cops and my boyfriend was arrested for domestic

I called the cops and my boyfriend was arrested for domestic violence today. He will be in jail for a "few days" the officer told me. I am going to get a restraining order on Monday so he can be served it in jail. The officer also said that Unless I call the DA's office on monday and tell them I'm a victim of domestic abuse and I want to prosecute, this will stop right where it is and go no where. What happens if I prosecute? What's the difference in my situation if I prosecute vs. Get a restraining order, or both? He is also on parole so I'm sure his p.o. will be involved too. What I want is for him not to be able to contact or come near myself or anyone in my family, as he has threatened to get them too. How do I best accomplish this? I'm not looking to "bring him down" or anything. I'm not seeking revenge or trying to show him anything. All im seeking is peace and safety for myself and my family. How do I best accomplish that? When I say family, I'm meaning my parents and siblings. There are no children involved in this case, we have none.

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It will take awhile to unpack this story: On 09/10/2016 my

It will take awhile to unpack this story: On 09/10/2016 my wife dialed 911 to allege DV. Police arrive and wife says I fell and hurt myself. She changes that story 3 times as shown in body cam video. Police find no evidence of injury to wife however I am bleeding from a blow to my right temple. I assert I was assaulted. Police conduct investigation and clearly favor arresting me (video) but cannot detect any injury to wife. During investigation police see weapon wife used to assault me. Officer holds the weapon in the center of video frame for 21 seconds then looks away then looks again for 6 seconds more. Police spend a lot of time coaching wife in how to get me removed from marital home. They ask her to leave and then they leave. 11 hours later they all come back and now wife has bruise on left cheek. i am arrested and charged with simple battery. I go through the process and receive Withhold Adjudication with only court costs. After the legal process I go to police and try to get them to review the evidence to charge her. nothing happens. I file for police body cam video. When I am there to pick it up, officer I reported to approaches me and tells me to be "very careful". When I review the video I am astounded by the appearance of a faulty investigation and the ample evidence of wife assaulting me. So finally the question is: how do I get justice? I am afraid of the system in Palm Beach County, that they will close ranks.

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I am in Massachusetts. My 21 year old son is currently on

I am in Massachusetts. My 21 year old son is currently on probation from an assault charge in Massachusetts. His probation is over in February, next month. He moved to Florida in August and has been living with his father and working. He was granted approval from Mass. courts to move based on good behavior and having paid all dues. Last Wednesday he was arrested for domestic assault. Basically a physical fight between my son and his father. His father is visiting the State Attorney office tomorrow to request charges be dropped. I do not know what to expect or what I should do. Will the state drop charges if the victim drops them? If so, how long until he will be released? What are the chances Mass violates him and keeps him in jail because he is still on probation? I am trying to decide whether to bail him out or wait a couple days for the chance that he will be released. Any advice/input is greatly appreciated.

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