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My boyfriend is being charged with common assault on his

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Hi my boyfriend is being charged with common assault on his mother and myself . We didn't press charges or make a formal statement . He's never been in trouble before. He's an ex royal military policeman himself with an outstanding record . He's going to plead guilty in court , will this go in his favour ? There's been factors leading up to this for months , ie his father passing away , he never see's his son . He's so worried he could go to prison . Please can you help ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
For now please let me know how the police became involved?
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well I initially phoned them as I was quite scared as he was so angry . But I put the phone down before I spoke to them , his step father then rang them back
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We actually live together and the police bailed him the next day without any bail conditions
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Then he should plead not guilty. If you are not to give evidence then they can't prove the allegation. It will be set down for trial and when no evidence is called he will be not guilty.
If he pleads guilty then he will only get a fine, again because they can't prove any injury.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was the CPS that made the decision to charge him . So it looks like he will just get a fine ?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Yes. But again I think he can plead not guilty if you are not going to give evidence. But custody is unlikely.
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Myself and his mother didn't make statements and said we didn't want anything to do with going to court . Does the circumstances that have happened in the last few months help him .. Ie all the stress and upset he's been under ?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
No sadly it makes no difference. But I think he is still not guilty.
Alex
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank you