Domestic charges, can they be dropped?

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Country: United States of America
State: Florida
If I have criminal misdeemed battery domestic charges filed against me and my girlfriend does not want to press charges what so ever, because there was no harm done, is the state likely to step and still file charges


Try speaking to the DA--they have the right to continue to pursue the case on their own (even if you don't want them to) but if they feel this was a one-time incident and will never happen again--they may drop it; they want to make sure no abuse is continuing once you two are back together--