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Retaliatory charges against domestic abuse survivor dismissed prior to arraignment

March 2018

March 23, 2018, Lawrence District Court case no. 1818CR000502 charging felony malicious destruction of property. Client is a domestic abuse survivor. Her domestic partner files bogus complaint in retaliation for her reporting his abuse to police. We meet with prosecutors and prevail upon them that her prosecution is not in the interest of justice. The prosecutor agrees, ordering the complaint dismissed prior to any arraignment.

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence

Court: Lawrence District Court

Murat Erkan

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