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I had an argument with my husband, then he left and i calmes…

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I had an argument with my husband , then he left and i calmes police and made a report against him

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?

But that sagement was false

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New York

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Not yet... i want to know , do i have do go precnt and tell police officer that i wanna drop the charge against him

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Criminal Law
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Criminal Lawyer: legalgems, Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Criminal Lawyer: legalgems, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

I am sorry to hear this;

Filing a false police report is a criminal offense in and of itself according to NY penal code 240.50;

please see here

It is typically charges as a misdemeanor as opposed to a felony, and that carries up to a $1,000 fine and/or up to 1 year in jail (those are maximum).

Generally police will not drop a domestic charge, but will investigate to see if there is sufficent evidence to prosecute. That is discussed in detail here:

http://www.opdv.ny.gov/help/fss/policecourts.html

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