If I was charged with DV and felony assault but the case is now nolle prosequi without prejudice, what can I expect next?

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If I was charged with DV and felony assault but the case is now nolle prosequi without prejudice, what can I expect next?

Asked on February 7, 2014 under Criminal Law, Ohio

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

There is a good chance that you will never be tried on this matter, since there is likely a problem with the case, such as an unreliable witness, or a witness who recanted or refuses to testify, etc. However, because it was without prejudice, charges *can* still be brought against you; while that is unlikely, you cannot count yourself safe yet.


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