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What would you like to know about this please?
It is not really possible to say in this forum. I haven't had vision of the evidence properly.
Also, it depends on the fact finder.
I really do hope you haven't agreed to trial by Magistrates?
If you have then the chances of conviction are much higher.
If this is a S20 assault then custody is likely even on a first offence.
The Magistrates will just commit it to the Crown Court for sentence.
I wouldn't worry about your wife. You are the one facing the charge and you will probably find that actually, despite what she has told you, she has said something incriminating to somebody.
I really seriously wouldn't suggest she complains. That will just rack up their interest in you several times over.
Also, aren't you on bail with conditions of non contact?
Well, it depends.
I would have told you to elect for trial.
If you haven't then it will just be for sentence.
Yes, I'm in the UK.
Be careful about having contact with your father in law. If you get him to speak to her then that is making indirect contact.
Their interest is nothing like satisfied.
They will almost certainly summons her if she tries to withdraw and, if she annoys them by complaining, they might well pick her up on a witness warrant.
They don't like complaints and they can make life very uncomfortable for people who make them.
Also, there are innumberable ways of taking revenge.
Generally speaking complaints do have consequences. Even if they are upheld the inevitable consequence is that you create a motivation for people to want to take revenge.
Ok. Good luck