Domestic violence cases are, unfortunately, more common than many people think in Georgia. However, not all of these cases go to trial, and many are dropped altogether.
In some cases, the dispute is settled outside of court, and the defendant and the alleged victim come together to ask the prosecution to drop the charges. In other cases, the alleged victim might be uncooperative or have insufficient evidence to proceed with the case.
Whatever the reason, an experienced criminal defense attorney can help those accused of domestic violence pursue these options to settle their disputes outside of court and avoid prosecution altogether. From the Frye Law Group, here are 5 of the most common reasons why domestic violence cases are dropped in Georgia.