Plan B becomes Plan C

@dawnald (85130)
Shingle Springs, California
January 21, 2024 6:13pm CST
Found a lawyer with a strategy, which was to write a letter to the false accuser that tries to convince her to recant. However, once he looked over the discovery and talked to the criminal attorney, his fear was that there was a greater chance that this could rebound back on the boy than there was that she would recant or that we would win a lawsuit. The boy listened to him and agreed we wouldn't pursue the case. So he ends up with this arrest on his record forever. Unless we can get the law changed. So I guess plan C is get involved in groups that are working to get the law changed, and see if that will work. sux, but life goes on...
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@celticeagle (158345)
• Boise, Idaho
22 Jan
Yeah, life tends to do that. Go on that is. Too bad you can't hire a detective and find something on the false accuser. Then tell them you will make this known unless he/she drops charges.
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@dawnald (85130)
• Shingle Springs, California
22 Jan
Could, but probably by the time we find anything, the statute of limitations would pass on suing her.
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@celticeagle (158345)
• Boise, Idaho
22 Jan
@dawnald ........7 years is a long time. But, yeah, I do see your point.
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@much2say (53784)
• Los Angeles, California
22 Jan
Oh man, Dawn . . . I thought this whole thing was totally behind him. Argh - it's so not fair that this goes on his record. - not at all. Well then, let's get this plan C happening . . . I sure hope it can clear him of this.
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@dawnald (85130)
• Shingle Springs, California
22 Jan
It's mostly behind him, but the arrest record is forever
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@BarBaraPrz (45403)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
22 Jan
Plan C is probably a good choice. It would not only help "the boy" but others as well. Good luck.
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@dawnald (85130)
• Shingle Springs, California
22 Jan
Yep, although the law enforcement lobby is really powerful here in "liberal" California
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@kaylachan (57093)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
22 Jan
I wish you the best of luck. Sadly changing the law takes years, and often has no affect on cases prior to law changes.
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@dawnald (85130)
• Shingle Springs, California
22 Jan
This is a situation where it would help him
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@dawnald (85130)
• Shingle Springs, California
23 Jan
@kaylachan yes it will, because it's about sealing arrest records, not about a prior court case
@kaylachan (57093)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
22 Jan
@dawnald You really need to do the research. Like I said, if you're lucky to get a law changed, it takes years. If it happens at all. Those who were affected before the change, aren't grandfathered into any law changes. Meaning it won't help him.
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@jstory07 (134123)
• Roseburg, Oregon
22 Jan
Good luck in getting it all cleared up.
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@dawnald (85130)
• Shingle Springs, California
22 Jan
Before I turn 90...
• Nairobi, Kenya
22 Jan
Is this real life or a movie?
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@BarBaraPrz (45403)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
22 Jan
Sadly, it's their real life.
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@dawnald (85130)
• Shingle Springs, California
22 Jan
Real life painful ordeal
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