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My daughter's ex partner was convicted of domestic abuse in

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My daughter's ex partner was convicted of domestic abuse in a Magistrates Court but he has now decided to appeal in the Crown Court. Does this mean that my daughter has to go through the traumatic ordeal of giving evidence again? If she is not able too does that mean her ex partner will go scot free?

She will have to give evidence again if he is appealing.

The other alternative is that they will probably seek a summons.

Their current policy is not to allow withdrawals.

It shouldn't traumatic though. Special measures are available and ultimately it is just a matter of telling the truth.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Jo

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