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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE BAY AREA – ROLE OF COMPLAINING WITNESS

Arrested for Domestic Violence in the Bay Area? One of the most common questions Domestic Violence arrests provoke is what is the role of the complaining witness in deciding to or influencing charging and prosecution. DOES VICTIM HAVE TO TESTIFY? It is well known that a victim of domestic violence does not choose whether charges are brought against his or her significant other. The questions of whether a domestic violence victim have to testify in a domestic violence trial depends on several factors. You can be sure that the District Attorney will subpoena the victim to appear on the day of trial. WHAT HAPPENS IF...

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