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I assaulted my x boyfriend who lives with me here and there and now am charged with a class 1 misdemedor. He fought my brother and woudlnt' let him go (out of anger towards me) and so to break them up, I bite him. Now I'm charged with a class 1. What are my changes of getting that removed or not charged at all. He doesn't want to continue the charges against me, but VA still has the charges bec of the court system.
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Whether or not a prosecutor pursues a matter is an issue of prosecutorial discretion. However, the prosecutor may be willing to consider your ex's preference in the matter.

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