Can I drop the charges?

No, the prosecuting attorney has the responsibility to initially charge a criminal case on behalf of the state and makes decisions about the prosecution. This includes whether or not to drop charges. Your feelings are important to our office and will be taken into account. However, the prosecutor will make the final decision.

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1. How can I get specific information about a criminal case?
2. What do I do if I need financial assistance due to a crime occurring?
3. Do crime victims’ rights apply if the offender is a juvenile?
4. How will I know if the offender is released from custody?
5. Do I have to attended court hearings?
6. Can I drop the charges?
7. What should I do if I receive a subpoena to testify?