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You can tell them you don’t want to support the prosecution now but almost certainly they would summons you.
That has been their policy for a very long time.
The police are not relationship mediators. They are evidence gatherers for the CPS the task of whom is to bring criminal prosecutions in the UK. The days when you could just make allegations and then retract have gone.
I am sorry but I have to tell you the truth.
Do remember that I can only give you my opinion.
Another lawyer may have a different opinion. Litigation needs at least 2 parties and neither goes to court expecting to lose.
Nonetheless, one of them does, even though they have been told by their respective legal advisers that they have a good chance of success.
If there was a black-and-white answer to every legal problem there would be no need for anything to ever proceed to court.
The ultimate decision comes from a county court judge in a civil case or from the magistrate in a criminal case heard in the magistrates court or the jury in Crown Court.
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