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Lets say a person spoke to the police about an incident that involved. Her husband

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Wiesbaden Germany

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She was the victim and the only witness

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She did not go through with the case. But they told her she had to sign the statement made. In German native language. She did not want to do it but they told her she had to.

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Can they still charge him if I did not press charges .I am the only witness and the victim. He and I decided to work it out and stay married.
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All will depend on whether there was any material proofs of the facts in the complaint and of their seriousness... If the police has proof that violence took place, the prosecutor's office may decide to pursue the case in the public interest, even if the victim formally withdraws her complaint.

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Customer reply replied 20 days ago
Even if it's the wife. Material proof meaning evidence in terms of lab report and pictures. What if she said it was
An alcohol related incident went bad. And it was consensual
Lawyer: Thegonnec, Judge replied 15 days ago

If the wife made accusations then withdraws them, she may face prosecution herself for making false statements to the police. Yet the prosecutor's office has liberty to judge that it was consensual or not depending on evidence of violence and of initial statement.

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