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A victim of family violence is scheduled for interview in the family services council. the victim refuses to attend the interview. Is there any penalty for doing so?
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Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 6 months ago
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ANSWER: I've never seen a victim penalized for failing to attend an interview - that would be like traumatizing the victim for a second time. I get the idea that there's more to your story than the two lines you wrote so if you want to provide more information I would be happy to explore it further with you.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The victim is willing to reconcile with the defender. How could the victim help the defender drop the charges?
Family Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Family Law Attorney replied 6 months ago

What kind of case is this? Are there criminal charges pending? I'm assuming yes based on your last question...

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
there are two charges on the defender.
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