What happens if a witness/victim does not show up in court to testify in Guilford, North Carolina.

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My wife has been charged with simple assault against me, her husband. She is also charged with filing a false police report and conspiracy. She has asked me not to show up in court (because I have given testimony to investigators that would implicate her). If I did not show up, what would be my consequences?  Could she sue me for filing charges if she is not convicted? Should I need to seek out an attorney of my own? She has invited me to meet with hers - is that a bad idea?

Damon Chetson / The Chetson Firm, PLLC Answered 5 years ago This attorney is licensed in North Carolina View Attorney Profile
Damon Chetson / The Chetson Firm, PLLC Answered 5 years ago| Contributor
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