The days have gone when a domestic incident, assault, or rape could be reported, and then the complainant could “drop the charges”. Now, it gets referred to the CPS and therefore once you have made the complaint, you have set in motion a rollercoaster which it’s not possible for you to stop.
If you are summoned to court as a witness, which you could well be, and you don’t attend, then you will be in contempt of court and liable to arrest.
If you withdraw your statement and say that it didn’t really happen, or that you are exaggerated, could face prosecution for wasting police time.
What you could do is attend court and then refuse to go into the witness box. It is still contempt of court but it is rarely prosecuted although there is a risk.
If you expressed to the CPS, your reluctance to give evidence, then the CPS may then drop the case through lack of evidence because they don’t want a witness who is “hostile” (of no use to them).
In a domestic violence matter, if there is a restraining order or bail condition then either victim or alleged culprit can make an application to court to have the order or condition revoked and you of course would say that you are happy for that to happen. There is no standard form, it is simply a case of writing to the same court.
A person cannot consent to be assaulted and therefore the court will not automatically revoke a restraining order or bail condition just because the person has agreed to it. However it does make it very difficult to enforce because it would generally only be enforced if the alleged victim actually made a complaint. There is no standard form to apply to court, it’s simply a case of writing to the court to get the restraining order or bail condition moved if that’s what you wish.
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