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Hello, my name is*****
Do you know if you husband has admitted to the police what happened?
Hello, if they have charged him it is likely he has admitted to something and it is that admission that they will rely on for evidence.
If he pleads guilty then he dealt with and allowed to return home. If he pleads not guilty then the matter will be adjourned and he will be mailed to remain away from you and the family home for the time being.
Sadly the above is guess work as you have been told little by the police.
Have you posted another question as regards ***** ***** being bailed to remain away from the Family Home?
Sadly you have few options. You just need to let the police know you want to withdraw your statement.
As I have said previously the CPS may still prosecute even if you withdraw your statement if there is still sufficient evidence as a matter of public policy and zero tolerance to domestic violence.
It really comes down to your husband. He could plead guilty and it will be over.
It will be of a concern to the CPS that by pleading not guilty he is not taking responsibility for his actions.
I am sorry I possibly cannot say what you would like to hear there is no easy answer as you are in the hands of others such as the CPS.
All you can do is withdraw your statement and make it clear that you will not give evidence against your husband. The CPS should then reciew the matter and may drop the charges - but only may. It will also depend whether you husband has previous for this type of behaviour. If not they could well drop charges. In fact if he admitted to something he may just receive a caution.
If he pleads guilty the punishment will depend on whether he has previous convictions and the severity of the assault upon you. It could be anything from a fine to a community sentence.
As regards ***** ***** statement you should discuss this with the police. As for what the prosecutor said you are not obstructing justice in the truest sense .It would be most unlikely that any action would be taken.
A caution is when someone admits to something and rather than being charged and having a conviction you just get a warning. However you must admit to something not everything alleged but just something I.e accept acted in way he should not have done so.
A caution is only appropriate if he has no convictions for similar offences.
Hello, just to confirm are the CPS saying you can or cannot withdraw yout statement?
Even if you do as I have previously said the CPS can still press charges so sadly it is somewhat out of your hands.
Does you husband have any previous convictions. Have you reported any previous assults?
Sadly there is nothing you can do other than withdraw your statement. Then you are in the hands of the CPS. As your husband has no previous then they could drop charges.
As for SS just co-operate. They will just want to make sure that this is not a regular occurrence so the children are not at risk.
Sadly you are very much in the hands of the CPS. Usually though the CPS would not force you to give evidence against your husband. It may be worth trying to speak to them again.
Thank you .
My name is ***** ***** I shall do my best to help you.
Which part of theUIK are you in?